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carry over 1

Extend beyond the original area of application: his artistic practice is clearly carrying over into his social thought
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  • That ability to conquer challenges carries over into other areas of life as well.
  • That practice carries over into some modern secret society initiations, where participants are hooded or masked to conceal their identities.
  • The better I play, the more it will carry over to the World Cup.
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There are 2 main definitions of carry over in English:

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carry-over 2 Line breaks: carry-over

noun

[usually in singular]
Something transferred or resulting from a previous situation: the slow trading was a carry-over from the big losses of last week
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  • One of the problems that cricket faces in Africa is a perception that it's a carry-over from previous colonial regimes.
  • ‘Only a carry-over of silage and hay from last winter helped to stop a feeding crisis on farms, but the problem is how are the animals to be fed this winter.
  • There was a carry-over of sediment from the clarifiers into the River Nore.

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