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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARRYING OUT

Orderlies were going about, carrying out linens, emptying pans.

The slightest weakness in carrying out her bold plan might cause it to fail.

How I succeeded in carrying out my programme will appear hereafter.

He was carrying out his resolve to see everything for himself.

Politics with him are not a mechanism for seeming what he is not, or for carrying out the will of the majority.

But they planned on carrying out their investigations by stealth.

You do not think of carrying out our plans for to-morrow, Jethro?

I was,” said von Moll, “carrying out the orders of the Emperor.

They lost no time, these villainous Spaniards, in carrying out this sentence.

I rather fancy they wanted to get off carrying out the sentence if they could.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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