carry on with

idiom

Definition of carry on with

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.

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

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