carry on the tradition

Definition of carry on the tradition

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

carryplay
  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

traditionplay
  1. :  an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (such as a religious practice or a social custom)

    :  a belief or story or a body of beliefs or stories relating to the past that are commonly accepted as historical though not verifiable

    :  the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by example from one generation to another without written instruction


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