carry away

verb
carried away; carrying away; carries away

Definition of carry away

transitive verb

1 : to arouse to a high and often excessive degree of emotion or enthusiasm The girl was carried away by her pity.— Winston Churchill

Examples of carry away in a Sentence

the beauty of the music carried him away

First Known Use of carry away

circa 1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of carry away was circa 1829

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carry all/everything before (one)

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“Carry away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carry%20away. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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