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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of carry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- So abstracted as to lose the power of attention to matters at hand.
- In an impaired state of mind; not in full possession of one's mental powers, as an effect of fever.
- Elevated in mind; transported with joy or some other strong emotion; beside one's self.
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Well, tell auntie I got carried by -- _carried by!
But all the while I felt myself being _carried, carried, carried_!
_I am carried, we have carried, they shall have carried_, etc. In Latin, on the other hand, instead of using personal pronouns and auxiliary verbs, the form changes with the meaning.
On Chapman's code name, ZigZag, McIntyre solemnly intoned: "The name carried a hint of anxiety, because a man who could zig could also zag."
The term carried interest refers to tax provisions that have been used for years by partnership organizers to convert their own pay from ordinary income into capital gains.
My parents followed the progress of the war at home with a small shortwave radio, and from the word carried by new refugees as they arrived in the camps.
When I talked about “The Opposite” by Tom MacRae I spoke of the distinctly English air the title carried in its wake.
What he meant to deny was that the phrase carried any suggestions of race.
The term carried so many feelings and connotations for Therese that months ago I stopped trying to sort them out.
The steam version was run from a "Donkey" boiler, and the term carried over to steamships who had Donkeymen as a rating for the engine room staff.