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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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In what it described as not statesmanlike, the PDP said it was sad that Ajimobi was playing to the gallery and pampering wrongdoing in the carting away of cars.
Staff looked on as the team went about carting away documents and computers, while some senior officials afraid of being nabbed went away.
Municipality workers were out in force cleaning up the streets and carting away debris from the clashes.
On March 29, three men wielding pistols robbed the customers of the ramen house and passers-by around midnight, carting away eight cell phones and P8,000 in cash.
City of Malolos, Bulacan -- Burglars ransacked three rooms occupied by a group of eight Koreans at the Club Royale Hotel in Barangay Mabolo, this city, carting away more than a million pesos in cash and valuables last weekend.
She has also claimed that the auctioneers failed to serve her with a 14-day notice of proclamation, as per the auctioneering rules, before carting away her property.
We've started carting away the library's old newspapers each week so the staff doesn't have to.
Abu Dhabi: A cable technician at a private company suspected of illegally carting away cables worth Dh180,000 was tracked using GPS gear installed in his vehicle.
As in years past, retailers that complete the survey are privy to the results only when they're published in Greenpeace's annual publication Carting Away the Oceans (CATO).
The bankers are carting away the taxpayers' money that saved them from going bust by the wheelbarrow full.
A YOU do the latter and chances are it's YOU the police will be carting away.
Agents swarmed eight offices of West Japan Railway Co, carting away cardboard boxes of documents.
The clip of an ancient Coronation Street episode with Richard playing a copper carting away a protesting Ena Sharples was classic.
Communist rebels attacked a police station in the island province of Mindoro, carting away six guns and ammunition, according to reports reaching police headquarters in Manila on Tuesday.