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cart off

To remove someone or something from a particular place or area, especially roughly or dismissively, typically because it is a nuisance or is going to be discarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cart" and "off." The police carted off the burglar after they caught him fleeing the scene of the crime. I don't need half the junk that's in my new office, so I'm going to ask one of the cleaning guys to cart it all off.
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cart someone or something off

to take or haul someone or something away. (When used with someone the person is treated like an object.) The police came and carted her off. Let's cart off these boxes.
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cart off

Also, cart away. Transport or remove in an unceremonious way, as in The police carted them all off to jail, or We'll call the town to cart away this trash. This term owes its meaning to cart, a humble conveyance compared to a carriage. [Second half of 1800s]
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References in classic literature ?
The universe is finished; the copestone is on, and the chips were carted off a million years ago.
"All of which is neither here nor there, for after sixteen hours of it, early next morning, the whole push was COPPED by an overwhelming array of constables and carted off to jail.
DENVER -- Colorado Rockies center fielder David Dahl was carted off the field clearly in pain after injuring his right leg making a diving catch Friday night.
Iran took the silver in the same event - its best-ever result in women's rowing - but one of the team, Nazanin Rahmani, could barely stand to receive her medal after coming down sick after the race and was carted off on a stretcher shortly after the ceremony.
YARDLEY MP Jess Phillips has revealed her brush with the law at the age of just 14 - when she was "carted off in a riot van".
Colts tight end Brandon Williams was carted off the field after a scary incident in which he was hurt while blocking on an Indianapolis punt in the first minute of the second quarter.
The 23-year-old striker fell on his knee and had to be carted off the pitch early in the game against Bayer Leverkusen, which ended in a 1-1 stalemate.
(http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000879542/article/chris-thompson-fractures-fibula-will-need-surgery) Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson was carted off the field after he sustained a leg injury in the third quarter of Sunday's 34-31 loss to the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome.
Why don't they practice what that preach in this instance instead of making the working class wait two weeks to have the remnants of the weekend takeaways carted off? Also why does each Ward in Coventry require three councillors?
Anyone else should be presumed to be up to no good and carted off to the local lock-up, or, as in America, shot.
Oh, and if anyone ever works out how you register a Transit van adapted to carry a mobility scooter and a poorly person for the household waste tip any time before this poorly person gets carted off to the tip herself - do tell.
Les is put into an ambulance EASTENDERS BBC1, 7.30pm POOR Les is carted off to hospital in an ambulance - but not before Billy spots him in his full Christine garb and make-up.
A CONVICTED knife attacker gloatingly took a selfie in the back of a police car as he was carted off by officers.
Tyler Morgan and Matthew Morgan start in strong Wales side to face Fiji I AM a little worried about this match as in the last World Cup I got up early to watch Fiji-Wales, we were fantastic and while still brimming with pride at being Welsh I was carted off to hospital with a heart attack, so please Wales beat them but think of the health of your supporters David Taff Watts I BET Tyler Morgan is worried.
I don't remember anyone getting carted off that field paralyzed."