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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 carry off

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 carry off
      v 1: be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading
           us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She
           pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable
           of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
           [syn: pull off, negociate, bring off, manage]
           [ant: fail]
      2: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or
         emotional state; transport into a new location or state;
         "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant
         lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll
         take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I
         saw the dead man and I started to cry" [syn: take away,
         bear off, bear away, carry away] [ant: bring]
      3: kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire
         population" [syn: eliminate, annihilate, extinguish,
          eradicate, wipe out, decimate]