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carry away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (usually passive)
  • they were carried away by the excitement of the occasion
    se dejaron llevar por lo emocionante de la ocasión
    the audience was completely carried away by his virtuosity
    su virtuosismo transportó or extasió al público
    I got carried away and painted the window as well
    me entusiasmé y pinté la ventana también
    he didn't really mean it, he got a little carried away
    no lo hizo a propósito, se le fue un poco la mano
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