Passion Pit: ‘carried away (Tiesto Remix)’ Baggies full of colored Fun Dip candy or mind-altering substances?
At one point he got carried away with himself, and asked a witness if he had actually seen a bullet go into a detainee.
One night the crowd in the border town of McAllen, Texas, was so excited Clinton nearly got carried away—literally.
But at this stage, he is either afraid or unable to get carried away by his thoughts.
He can get carried away, as we saw in his declaration that health care reform was a BFD.
In either case, erosion has carried away its walls and filled up the channel leading from it, and thus obliterated its site.
It seemed as if the whole stern of the ship was about to be carried away.
By this time it was high tide; embroidered coats and silk sashes were lost; many hats, too, had been carried away by the waves.
Their bodies were sought for and carried away by the Christians for purposes of burial.
I went down afterwards, however, when help had come and the dying man had been carried away--by a friar, Marcos!
early 14c., from Anglo-French carier "to transport in a vehicle" or Old North French carrier "to cart, carry" (Modern French charrier), from Gallo-Romance *carrizare, from Late Latin carricare, from Latin carrum (see car).
Meaning "take by force" is from 1580s. Sense of "gain victory in an election" is from 1610s. Of sound, "to be heard at a distance" by 1896. Carrying capacity is attested from 1836. Carry on "continue to advance" is from 1640s; carryings-on "questionable doings" is from 1660s. Carry-castle (1590s) was an old descriptive term for an elephant.
c.1600, "vehicle for carrying," from carry (v.). U.S. football sense attested by 1949.
[fr the 1920s phrase carry iron, ''to be armed'']