Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

carry over

carry overcarry-over
Meaning(s)
1) to move from one place or time to another
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • carry over funds/problems/concerns
  • Analysis
     When something is carried over it moves literally from one place to another (noun) or moves from another place or time other than what was intended (phrasal verb). 
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I try not to let my problems in work carry over into my family life.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. There is a small budget surplus which must be spent. We are not allowed to carry over funds from previous years.
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