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adjective as in expecting

adjective as in in the family way

noun as in carriage

noun as in conveyance

noun as in transmission

noun as in transportation

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Example Sentences

His average per carry leads the country among players with at least 36 rushing attempts.

Washington’s run defense was atrocious, particularly in the first half, as New York eclipsed 100 yards while averaging more than five yards per carry.

Led by former Washington running back Alfred Morris, the Giants eclipsed 100 yards rushing while averaging more than five yards per carry in the first half and Daniel Jones had ample time to find open receivers.

After a breakout performance last week, senior running back Jake Funk scored on a 38-yard carry earlier in the second quarter.

Vega, a 23-year veteran of the force, also doesn’t have to deal with the thorny open carry issue.

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Frias—who was arrested in 2013 for interfering with public duties and public intoxication—was not carrying a gun at the time.

I asked if it was hard carrying a name like his in a land that had condemned his father as the worst kind of traitor.

A dark minivan quickly fills with pregnant women and those carrying infants.

An aerial image shows what appears to be a spa, roiling water apparently carrying no nasty connotations.

She was carrying a protest sign as she looked for people to march alongside.

“Mon pauvre petit, you are hungry,” said Aristide, carrying it to the car racked by the clattering engine.

Then the two bodies of the men were buried, carrying them together from the street to the grave.

Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.

The carrying of these heavy government debts is a question of the future production of goods, of commerce, and of saving.

They are cells which have been highly differentiated for the purpose of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.


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On this page you'll find 241 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carrying, such as: childbearing, expectant, in a family way, and with child.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.