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carry

(Succeed), verb accomplish, achieve, attain, be victorious, bring to pass, cause to happen, complete, effect, effectuate, gain, prevail, score, succeed, win
Associated concepts: carry a vote

carry

(Transport), verb bear, bring, cart, convey, haul, move, take, tote, transport
Associated concepts: carry a concealed weapon, carry a weapon, carry back, carry on a business, carry on trade, carrying charges, carrying on a trade or business, carrying on any trade or business, carrying on business, larceny, take and carry away
See also: approve, bear, convey, deliver, demean, handle, move, pass, support, trade, transfer, transmit, transport, uphold, wield
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While Ray organises his wedding to soap star Sadie (Frost), Jonny gets carried away and starts a gang war.
POOR old EastEnder Frank Butcher gets carried away when his ex-wife Pat tells him tonight she won't take him back even "gift-wrapped in your birthday suit and revolving bow tie".
So before anyone gets carried away by the notion of new spending, it's time to show some restraint with the public's money.