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English verb: carry over

1. carry over (change) transfer or persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)die hard, endure, persist, prevail, run

2. carry over (motion) transport from one place or state to another

SamplesAdam would have been carried over into the life eternal.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)transport

3. carry over (possession) hold over goods to be sold for the next season

Synonymshold over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep

4. carry over (motion) transfer from one time period to the next

Synonymscarry forward

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

Domain categoryaccountancy, accounting

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