carry

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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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The big bonus for Everton, however, is that if he is willing to carry the ball further forward, the creative players will love that.
The ball deflected into the body of Petr Cech before the Wales winger's momentum took him crashing into the Chelsea goalkeeper who appeared to carry the ball over the line.
We call this the "build-up" and its purpose is to carry the ball up to and beyond the midfield line where the attack can take place.
should point out you're allowed to carry the ball as well as kick it.
They turned over possession at ruck and maul with alarming regularity and their sheer desire saw them carry the ball into a strong head wind with great effect.
"They have to change the game plan and play typical Test rugby because one of their main strengths is their ability to carry the ball, thanks to their big forwards," he said.
"We've already gathered that he can carry the ball pretty well so we need to get the ball to him as much as we can."
Bowyer and Fahey are attack-minded box-to box players that can carry the ball forward and make telling runs to get where it matters - something Quashie, Nafti and Johnson can't do.
Ferguson and Ronaldo were angry after Bennett failed to award a goal when Chelsea keeper Petr Cech saved from Ryan Giggs in extra time but then appeared to carry the ball over his own line as the winger slid into him.