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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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A Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, on Tuesday sentenced a 33-year-old herb seller, Mr Quammarudeen Abdulfatai to 28 months imprisonment for burgling a residential building and carting away valuable items and 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.
Unknown number of thugs raided the woman's house and strangled her before carting away the household goods.
Some big equipment has been moved into the region (above) and is busily tearing down damaged buildings and carting away the rubble.
Suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels raided the house of Vice Mayor Emmanuel Suarez of Cortes town in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday morning, carting away firearms.
Watering The Trenches Spreading And Carting away Of Surplus material as directed by engineer in charge.
Growing up in another valley so far away as to be a different country--growing taller and growing leaner but somehow never wiser--between mountains the mining outfit was slowly carving up, slowly carting away, I can still see him: Daddy, coming home blue with stone dust each day, his wife hosing him off in the yard fully clothed, a slushy blue river unribboning from his hair, from his clothes, off his boots, and finally through the short brown grass where it at last could disappear underground.
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.
Summary: Dressed in full construction gear, young volunteers shuttled between buildings on Ibrahim Monzer Street in Ashrafieh, carting away rubble and painting walls.
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.