cart off

cart (someone) off to take someone or something somewhere.

Rioters smashed windows and carted off televisions, shoes, car tires, and anything else they could carry.

He was carted off to jail.


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  • cart\ off — • cart off • cart away v informal To take away, often with force or with rough handling or behavior. The police carted the rioters off to jail. When Bobby wouldn t eat his supper, his mother carted him away to bed …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cart off — verb take away by means of a vehicle (Freq. 1) They carted off the old furniture • Syn: ↑cart away, ↑haul off, ↑haul away • Hypernyms: ↑take away, ↑take out …   Useful english dictionary

  • cart off — v. (D; tr.) to cart off to (they carted him off to jail) * * * (D;tr.) to cart off to (they cart offed him off to jail) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cart off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cart off : present tense I/you/we/they cart off he/she/it carts off present participle carting off past tense carted off past participle carted off informal to take someone somewhere, especially to a prison or …   English dictionary

  • cart off — or[cart away] {v.}, {informal} To take away, often with force or with rough handling or behavior. * /The police carted the rioters off to jail./ * /When Bobby wouldn t eat his supper, his mother carted him away to bed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cart off — or[cart away] {v.}, {informal} To take away, often with force or with rough handling or behavior. * /The police carted the rioters off to jail./ * /When Bobby wouldn t eat his supper, his mother carted him away to bed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cart\ away — • cart off • cart away v informal To take away, often with force or with rough handling or behavior. The police carted the rioters off to jail. When Bobby wouldn t eat his supper, his mother carted him away to bed …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cart — cart1 [ka:t US ka:rt] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: kartr] 1.) a vehicle with no roof that is pulled by a horse and used for carrying heavy things →↑handcart 2.) AmE a large wire basket on wheels that you use in a ↑supermarket British… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cart — cartable, adj. carter, n. /kahrt/, n. 1. a heavy two wheeled vehicle, commonly without springs, drawn by mules, oxen, or the like, used for the conveyance of heavy goods. 2. a light two wheeled vehicle with springs, drawn by a horse or pony. 3.… …   Universalium

  • cart — cart1 [ kart ] noun count ** 1. ) a vehicle with four wheels and no roof that is pulled by a horse and is used for carrying things 2. ) AMERICAN a SHOPPING CART 3. ) AMERICAN a small table with wheels, used for moving food and drinks. British… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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