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carry on

  • 1 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (continue, maintain)
    seguir or continuar con
    1.2verb + adverb + object (conduct, pursue)
  • 2verb + adverb 2.1 (continue) the strike could well carry on into the new year
    la huelga podría seguir or continuar hasta entrado el año que viene
    carry on, you were saying?
    continúa ¿qué estabas diciendo?
    to carry on -ing
    seguir + gerund
    they just carried on talking
    siguieron hablando como si tal cosa
    to carry on with something
    seguir con algo
    carry on with what you're doing!
    ¡sigue con lo que estás haciendo!
    I've got enough work to be carrying on with
    por el momento tengo bastante trabajo
    2.2 (make a fuss) [colloquial]what a way to carry on!
    ¡qué manera de hacer escándalo, por favor!
    there's no need to carry on about it!
    ¡no hay necesidad de seguir dale que dale con el asunto! [colloquial]
    2.3 (have affair) [colloquial]they'd been carrying on for years
    hacía años que tenían un enredo [colloquial]
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American English: /ˈkɛriˌɑn/
British English: /ˈkariɒn/


  • (British English) [colloquial]
    lío (masculine) [colloquial]
    jaleo (masculine) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • As a matter of publishing curiosity, did the legal carry-on do anything for the book's sales?
    • Some of the neighbours were upset about the carry-on and bringing strangers around the place at that hour of the night.
    • I thought he would be screaming the place down with all the carry-on in the Flower Hall, but he has slept through all the noise.
    Example sentences
    • I've read about a few kinky carryings-on in your column but have never seen what I am dealing with.
    • The study of stardust, lust and rust picks up the story when the cameras stop rolling and the carrying-on begins in the lives of lecherous actors.


  • (American English)
    (before noun)
    de mano
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