carry on with

idiom

1
: to continue doing or participating in (an activity)
They carried on with their conversation.
2
chiefly British, old-fashioned : to have an often immoral sexual relationship with (someone)
I found out that he had been carrying on with my sister.

Examples of carry on with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For now, though, father and son carry on with the tradition. Marc Bettinelli, The New Yorker, 14 June 2023 If not, the conveyor belt of talent will continue to carry on with four more talented players on their way in the door by way of the 2023 class. Stephen Means, cleveland, 2 Nov. 2022 When you're done, rinse and carry on with the rest of your routine. Annie Burdick, Peoplemag, 3 Sep. 2022 While many on social media applauded Yorgey’s ability to keep calm and carry on with her broadcast, the incident highlights the risks that reporters can face while doing their jobs — and raises questions about how newsrooms and television stations can ensure the safety of their staffers. Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2022 Houston, meanwhile, had little reason to carry on with a soon-to-be 32-year-old running back amid the franchise's extensive rebuild. Usa Today Sports, USA TODAY, 3 Nov. 2021 But most public schools will carry on with teaching. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 20 Feb. 2023 That applied to a process of ending a country, whereas the U.K. would seek to carry on with its remaining parts. Kieran Williams, The Conversation, 10 Jan. 2023 This was possible due to a change of law designed to buy time for pop artists to carry on with their careers. Hakyung Kate Lee, ABC News, 13 Dec. 2022 See More

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“Carry on with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carry%20on%20with. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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