Definition of carry something out in US English:

carry something out

phrasal verb

  • Perform a task or planned operation.

    ‘we're carrying out a market-research survey’
    • ‘However, they had no information on who carried out the actual ambush.’
    • ‘Both units will remain open until a review of services has been carried out.’
    • ‘Our inquiries are being carried out strictly in accordance with UK law and procedures.’
    • ‘All services have to be carried out with reasonable care and skill.’
    • ‘We were there to do an important task and to carry it out to the best of our ability with the equipment we had.’
    • ‘Many investigations have been carried out to study the effects of dehydration on physiological function.’
    • ‘One thousand telephone surveys have been carried out by an independent market research company as well as getting feedback and comments from local people.’
    • ‘The operation will be carried out while you are under general anaesthetic.’
    • ‘Our society can only benefit from archaeological exploration if its work is carried out with a deeper respect for the ancient dead.’
    • ‘It is a difficult job and only trained and experienced individuals can effectively carry it out.’
    conduct, perform, implement, execute, discharge, bring about, bring off, effect
    fulfil, carry through, implement, execute, effect, discharge, perform, honour, redeem, make good
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