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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARRY OUT

Then I shall have to put it out of your power to carry out your threat.

The latter had had more than the time necessary to carry out his purpose.

There was some troublesome business I had to carry out in Cairo.

Who would be appointed to carry out this part of the programme?

I must fill the bin of the oxen with hay, and water them, and carry out the dung.

I go to England next week in order to carry out the—the—what shall I say?

And yet what courage it must have required for so brave a man to carry out such an act.

How could he carry out his promise to Mira, if she should be in actual danger?

He set to work to carry out a new idea that had come to him.

This last I proceeded to carry out, and lifting-my hat, rode to meet them.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "vehicle for carrying," from carry (v.). U.S. football sense attested by 1949.

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