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What does"carry on" mean here? context: But I am going to save you, and I want you to quiet down immediately. You're carrying on in a childish way. Stop your crying! I can't stand hysterics." What does"carry on" mean here?
Oct 1, 2012 10:55 AM
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As in this case, one can guess the meaning of unfamiliar words or phrases from context. Here "carry on" means to behave in such a manner as to attract attention.
October 1, 2012
"carrying on" here refers to time ( "continuing" to behave like a child ).
October 1, 2012
Willow
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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English