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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]
See also: cart, off
References in classic literature ?
He cuts and saws the solid pond, unroofs the house of fishes, and carts off their very element and air, held fast by chains and stakes like corded wood, through the favoring winter air, to wintry cellars, to underlie the summer there.
As the patrol dropped the carts off at the police station, several men arrived in a car, tried to reclaim their belongings and assaulted officers in the station, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Additionally, it has also trained staff to discourage people from taking carts off the premises and it has distributed notices that remind customers to use them within the store or mall only.
Despite the discounted prices on offer at Nesto, residents in Al Butaina and Al Nasseriya neighbourhoods have been left irked by the decision to ban the use of shopping carts off the shop premises.
However, she claimed it has now become difficult for her to shop due to the decision to ban carts off the premises.
NuBOOM's communication system provides a customizable field-of-view for a comfortable surgical environment and the tower provides equipment storage to remove clutter and to get cables and carts off the crowded operating room floor.