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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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In NA-138, Malik Rasheed Ahmed of the PML-N carried the day by getting 109,386 votes against his rival Rashid Tufail of the PTI got 78,458 votes.
In the by-election, Malik Rasheed Ahmed, an independent candidate, carried the day against his rival Zahid Lakhvi, another independent candidate by a narrow margin of 89 votes.
Back in the boardroom, Howard remarked that one chip fryer would have carried the day. Yes, he did pick the right products, but the second part of the task was to sell.
Pack power carried the day for the Cumbrians, although Park felt they were penalised out of the game.
Roberts was only 26 when he drafted the memos, and Olson's view eventually carried the day. Still, critics say Roberts' eagerness to place a core constitutional freedom like religious liberty outside the jurisdiction of the courts is troubling.
Their forces collided first at Dyrrachium in Greece, where Pompey's experience and able generalship carried the day in July, 48 B.C.
I believe he was the strongest personality on the panel and his opinion carried the day. You only have to look around our region to see the regeneration and the beauty that we display.