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carry-on

noun

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a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles
  • the airline allows two carry-ons per person

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carry on

verb

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1 to behave badly
  • a toddler crying and carrying on in the store

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2 to continue despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement
  • she bravely carried on despite the loss of her husband

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3 to look after and make decisions about
  • carries on a business and still manages to run the household

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The first known use of carry-on was in 1600

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“Carry-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carry-on. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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