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  1. carry-on(noun)

    hand luggage

  2. carry-on(noun)

    Taken onto an airplane with a passenger, rather than checked.

    It's a compact suitcase, but it makes a good carry-on bag.

    hand luggage

  3. carry-on(noun)

    An activity that is done in an excessively excitable, or anxious manner.

    hand luggage

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    cabin, cab, booth

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  1. Paul Azinger:

    I think Phil would like the challenge of carrying the flag to Europe (where the U.S. have not win since 1993), i can't see past Phil, unless the U.S. win (next year) and Stricker wants to carry on.

  2. Jayne Warrilow:

    You see there comes a moment in everyone’s life, when the stuff on the outside stops working and we realize we have finally had enough. The life we are living, the roles we are playing, the systems, the limiting beliefs we use to keep our precious point of view about ourselves intact, the excuses we tell ourselves (and anyone else willing to listen) about why we can’t… it all starts to fail. Only then do we face the harsh, fear-inducing, gut-wrenching truth that we can’t carry on denying our role in humanity.

  3. Mark Wright:

    I ’m a bit ashamed to be living in Britain today with how Mr Khan has led The City of New York carry on with President Donald Trump here. Mr Khan’s the worst mayor we had in history in London. It’s easier now to get a knife or a deadly weapon than it’s to get Starbucks. You can get a knife anywhere here at the moment, he’s in no position to be throwing rocks in glass houses.

  4. Horst Seehofer:

    If things carry on like this, we will have more refugees this year than last year, that is (then) a different country. And the people don't want Germany, or Bavaria, to become a different country.

  5. Geoff Emerick:

    It seems as though it was only like eight weeks ago but when I've been hearing some of these songs performed I sort of tear up a bit because ... it brings back a lot of memories of the past, we never dreamt in a million years that these songs would carry on forever.


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