carry on a conversation

Definition of carry on a conversation

  1. :  to talk among each other It was so noisy that we could hardly carry on a conversation.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move while supporting :  transport

    :  to convey by direct communication

    :  conduct, escort

  1. :  carrying power

    :  the range of a gun or projectile or of a struck or thrown ball

    :  portage

  1. :  conduct, behavior

    :  oral exchange of sentiments, observations, opinions, or ideas

    :  an instance of such exchange :  talk

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to criticize severely

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