carry on the tradition

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Definition of carry on the tradition

: to continue doing something that has been done by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a long time My dad and granddad were both carpenters, and my brother is carrying on the tradition.

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“Carry on the tradition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carry%20on%20the%20tradition. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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