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cart away

To remove someone or something from a particular place or area, especially because it is a nuisance or is going to be discarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cart" and "away." The police carted the burglar away after they caught him fleeing the scene of the crime. I'm going to have someone from Records come and cart away all these old files.
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The clayey and sandy soils had acquired extreme hardness under the action of the heat; but, by the aid of the machines, the rubbish on being dug out was rapidly carted away on railway wagons; and such was the ardor of the work, so persuasive the arguments of Barbicane's dollars, that by the 3rd of September all traces of the mould had entirely disappeared.
"In tidy England, I suppose, you would have all that carted away out of sight," said the lawyer.
And shortly afterward one of these, a physician, made the discovery that the carcasses of steers which had been condemned as tubercular by the government inspectors, and which therefore contained ptomaines, which are deadly poisons, were left upon an open platform and carted away to be sold in the city; and so he insisted that these carcasses be treated with an injection of kerosene--and was ordered to resign the same week!
'But, Mr Wegg,' urged Venus, 'it was your own idea that he should not be exploded upon, till the Mounds were carted away.'
She told the court that Tomori carted away the valuables of his employer, one Mrs Winifred Okafor.
They used trucks and cars in which they carted away property and alcoholic drinks,' he added.
We had a chef who got arrested mid-service - I wandered into the kitchen and he'd been carted away by the police for something or other.
Just last week, irate victims ransacked the houses of operators of an investment company and carted away appliances, furniture, and even stripped a luxury car owned by one of the company's founders
Based on the inventory, among those carted away were television sets being used by the students; and laptops and projectors being used in class presentation and other activities.
The gunmen carted away service rifles, ammunition, and police uniforms after the attack.
District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Ali Tamby said the suspects had robbed the victim at his home on June 3 at 5.25am and carted away RM61,500 in cash, jewellery worth RM70,000, 10 bottles of liquor, two iPhones, besides driving away the victim's Toyota Lexus.
The detectives carted away files and records relating to contracts issued by Mr Waititu's administration.
The suspects along with their two cohorts carted away nine bundles of diapers.
The insurgents carted away several firearms, cash, cell phones, and laptop computers from the town hall and police station.
The robbers carted away a gold necklace worth P12,000; ACER Laptop worth P10,000; P5,000 cash; two pairs of Nike shoes; and the victim's government-issued pistol, a 9 mm berreta with serial number N52098Z with a magazine loaded with 28 bullets.