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carry one's own weightA variant of carry one's weight.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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hit above one's weightAlternative form of punch above one's weight.Rate it:

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hit below one's weightAlternative form of punch below one's weight.Rate it:

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pull one's own weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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punch below one's weightTo achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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throw one's weight aroundTo exercise influence or authority especially to an excessive degree or in an objectionable manner.Rate it:

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give weightto attach importance toRate it:

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dead weightThat which is useless or excess; that which slows something down.Rate it:

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dead weightWeight that does not move.Rate it:

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give weightto improve the credibility or legitimacy ofRate it:

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weight of the worldThe distressing combined burden of the problems, doubts, imperfections, and responsibilities associated with human existence.Rate it:

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worth its weight in goldHighly valuable.Rate it:

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carry outTo hold while moving something out.Rate it:

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carry awayTo break under sudden pressure of violent wind.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task despite obstacles.Rate it:

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carry a torch for[2] To harbor feelings of love despite not being in a relationship; generally unrequited or after a relationship has ended, and sometimes implying secret feelings. There is the implication of keeping hope alive.Rate it:

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carry outTo fulfill.Rate it:

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carry coals to newcastleTo do something that is unneeded or redundant.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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carry a torch forRemain feel the pain of unreciprocated love for.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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carry offKnowledge, confidence, or familiarity.Rate it:

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carry offTo transport away.Rate it:

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carry onTo act or behave; especially to act or behave so as to attract attention.Rate it:

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carry onTo continue or proceed as before.Rate it:

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carry onTo have an illicit sexual liaison.Rate it:

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carry onTo have or maintain.Rate it:

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carry onTo take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.Rate it:

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carry oneselfTo move, especially emphasising the manner in which one moves.Rate it:

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carry oneselfTo behave, especially with respect to how one's speech, body language, facial expressions, and grooming convey one's opinion concerning oneself.Rate it:

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carry overUsed other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.Rate it:

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carry overTo transfer (something) to a later point in time.Rate it:

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carry overTo inherit, to inspireRate it:

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carry someone's waterTo do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.Rate it:

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carry the canTo take responsibility, especially in a challenging situation.Rate it:

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carry the mailTo work diligently; to serve as the principal performer of a demanding task or set of tasks.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task without having been informed specifically by what method to do so.Rate it:

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carry throughTo manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.Rate it:

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carry water forTo perform menial tasks for; to serve; to assist.Rate it:

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couldn't carry a note in a bucketnot musically talented, unable to sing.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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talk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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