carry over something

carry over something
carry over (something) to allow something you deal with to continue existing.

I try not to let my problems at work carry over into my private life.

She couldn't pay the full amount she owed, so she carried over part of it to the next month.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • carry over — (something) to allow something you deal with to continue existing. I try not to let my problems at work carry over into my private life. She couldn t pay the full amount she owed, so she carried over part of it to the next month …   New idioms dictionary

  • carry over — verb 1. transfer or persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another (Freq. 4) • Derivationally related forms: ↑carry over • Hypernyms: ↑prevail, ↑persist, ↑die hard, ↑run, ↑endure …   Useful english dictionary

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  • carry-over — [kar′ē ō΄vər] n. 1. the act of carrying over 2. something carried or left over …   English World dictionary

  • carry over — phrasal verb Word forms carry over : present tense I/you/we/they carry over he/she/it carries over present participle carrying over past tense carried over past participle carried over 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something carries over or is… …   English dictionary

  • carry-over — noun (singular) 1 something that affects an existing situation but is the result of a past one (+ from): Grandma is still frugal, a carry over from the war years. 2 an amount of money that has not been used and is available to use later (+ of): a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carry-over effect — /ˌkæri əυvər ɪˌfekt/ noun the effect of something after it has happened ● The carry over effect of the currency devaluation was a good few years of lucrative exporting. ● The political unrest in our key export markets had disastrous carry over… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • carry over — PHR V ERG If something carries over or is carried over from one situation to another, it continues to exist or apply in the new situation. [V P into/to n] Priestley s rational outlook in science carried over to religion... [be V ed P into/to n]… …   English dictionary

  • carry•over — car•ry•o•ver [[t]ˈkær iˌoʊ vər[/t]] n. bus something carried over or postponed to a later time • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • carry-over — noun something transferred or resulting from a previous situation or context …   English new terms dictionary

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