Definition of carry over phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


carry over

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to continue to exist in a different situation Attitudes learned at home carry over into the playground.
  1. 1to keep something from one situation and use it or deal with it in a different situation
  2. 2to delay something until a later time The match had to be carried over until Sunday.
  3. 3= carry somethingforward
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