But nobody seriously believes that these troops are ready to carry out the role assigned them.
Which just goes to show that certain words, many words, carry electric charges and spark immediate synaptic responses.
Lord Prescott Former deputy prime minister, suing the police after claiming they failed to carry out a proper investigation.
He faces problems at home and abroad that only someone who can carry the nation with him would be capable of solving.
Vosshall compares mosquito research, and research on malaria and dengue fever that they carry, to research on HIV/AIDS.
Follow them and watch them catch and carry home small insects.
I gave him my carpetbag to carry this morning, and he ran away with it.
Such a decree he could use to any extent to which he could carry with him the sympathies of the people.
She put out both arms as if to lift the young girl, and carry her away.
They dragged me out into the field and made me carry all the pails.
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'']