carry through

Definitions

  • Elise is carried through the air by the swans
    Elise is carried through the air by the swans
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v carry through put in effect "carry out a task","execute the decision of the people","He actioned the operation"
    • v carry through bring into safety "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In July 1981, a tortoise was sentenced to death for murder. Tribal elders in Kyuasini, a village in Kenya, formally condemned the tortoise because they suspected it of causing the death of six people, apparently through magic. However, because none of the villagers was prepared to risk the tortoise's wrath by carrying out the execution, it was instead chained to a tree. The tortoise was later freed after the government promised an official inquiry into the deaths.
    • Carry through to succeed in accomplishing
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
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    “I felt compelled to perform -- to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they weren?t aware how much it carried me through.”
  • Andre Norton
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    “As for courage and will -- we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
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    “The mantram becomes one's staff of life and carries one through every ordeal. Each repetition has a new meaning, carrying you nearer and nearer to God.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
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    “The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.”
  • Victor Hugo
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    “He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. carier,—Low L. carricāre, to cart—L. carrus, a car.

Usage

In literature:

They might carry through decently.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
There the filth from some outhouse was carried into the reservoir and distributed through the town.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
She would have sunk down with shame but for his kindness in accepting the situation, and carrying her through it.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
Johnson carried himself through the partisan struggle with ability and success.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Every knavish venture brought in money or money's worth, every base plot was carried through triumphantly.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Samuel would be just the man to carry through a transaction of that sort.
"The Red Triangle" by Arthur Morrison
From this point it is carried through a pipe along the floor and up the rear wall of the calorimeter to the exit.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
I'll have to have money to carry this through.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
But it cannot be imagined that innovations which struck so deep could be carried through without opposition.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
He'd put up his bluff an', feelin' sure you c'udn't hurt him, he'd have carried it through.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
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In poetry:

I gathered the white and the blue,
The wild wet woodland through,
With hands too silly and small
To clasp and carry them all.
"Windflowers" by Edith Nesbit
I was sold to the Rao of Ilore,
Slender and tall was he.
When his litter carried him down the street
I peeped through the thatch to see.
Ah, the eyes of the Rao of Ilore,
My lover that was to be!
"The Rao Of Ilore" by Laurence Hope
While sunset burns and stars are few,
And roses scent the fading light,
And like a slim urn, dripping dew,
A spirit carries through the night,
The pearl-pale moon hangs new,--
I think of you, of you.
"Apart" by Madison Julius Cawein
But, O, if ye saw her, sae wife-like and droll,
When she gets her bit plaidie to carry her doll,
Hoo she whisks roun' the en's o't, then dumps through the hoose,
Like a Lilliput mither tosh, sonsie and douce.
"Wee Tottie" by Alexander Anderson
Of all the ale you drink, my friend,
Election serves the noblest end;
'Twill carry you with ardor through;
You'll vote yourself, and get votes too;
What man of spirit then would fail
Th' indulgence of Election Ale?
"The Virtues Of Election Ale" by William Hutton
I could not throw him, living, in my fierceness and my faith;
And to-day I find no courage that will rid me of his wraith.
With lean ribs lashed by terror, with flanks that fear makes red
I carry through the ranges the Unrelenting Dead.
"The Outlaw" by William Henry Ogilvie

In news:

(YouTube) A cold front slicing through the Texas panhandle Monday carried a wall of dust that plastered the Texas South Plains during the afternoon and evening.
The Bistro will be open Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm for dine-in or carry-out through the spring.
Maize -N-Brew: Michigan's rush attack could carry them through Big Ten.
COLUMBIA CITY —Two bikes carrying medics could be seen tracking through the 4-H Whitley County Fair this year, as Parkview Whitley Hospital took extra steps to stay on top of medical emergencies.
Others carried shopping bags with holes punched through them to indicate lower spending power among average Moroccans .
Lowe's will begin carrying a line of outdoor sheds made of structural insulated panels (SIPS) at its 1,700 retail locations, as well as through its website.
A sniper with Royal Air Force Regiment Sniper, sights through his scope from inside an RAF Puma helicopter at RAF Northolt ahead of carrying out air security duties for Op Olympic , in London.
A woman carries water through the flooded Jamam refugee camp at the Upper Nile, South Sudan, July 2.
A bill currently making its way through the Oklahoma state legislature would allow citizens of the state to openly carry loaded handguns without a permit.
With an outboard motor, this boat should prove to be exceptionally quick and capable of carrying a decent load through relatively rough weather.
A "zombie" carries a flag while marching through the streets of Paris .
Through the successor of Peter, Church still carries out the mission of the Twelve chosen by Jesus.
I.am has carried the Olympic flame in Britain, trotting through the western English city of Taunton to the cheers of thousands.
I carry them in sizes 22 through 14, unweighted.
Wright led the offensive attack for the Wolverines, picking up 86 yards on 21 carries and passing for another 85 yards through the air.
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In science:

Physically this means that the present site under examination is the link through which the clusters seemingly carrying different labels, coalesce.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
In a series of numerical simluations carried out through the 1990s, A.
Trapped Protostellar Winds and their Breakout
This, for large L, introduces enough decoupling to carry through the proof, see [29, Section 3.1].
Random walks in random environments
Suppose that Alice wants to send a secret message to Bob, carried by photons in a glass fiber [174] or through space .
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
For the NS procedure, (even if it can be carried through), it is not proved that the potential it produces generates the original scattering data (the proof given in , p.205, is not convincing ).
Comments on the letter of P.Sabatier "An erroneous statement"
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