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carry on

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Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.
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Verb

carry on

  1. (idiomatic) To continue or proceed as before.
    I'll be gone for a few days, but I hope you will carry on in my absence.
  2. To take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.
    You may only carry on items that are smaller than a certain size.
  3. (idiomatic) To have or maintain.
    It is difficult to carry on a conversation with so many distractions.
  4. (idiomatic) To act or behave; especially to act or behave so as to attract attention.
    I really wish you wouldn't carry on like that in public!
  5. (idiomatic) To have an illicit sexual liaison

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