Meaning: to continue doing somethingSynonym: go on, keep going
- carry on During the football match Rafael hurt his leg. He tried to carry on, but it soon got worse so he had to go off.
- carry on with sth Before the teacher left the classroom, she told her students to carry on with their work.
- carry on doing sth It started to rain but Gillian and her golfing partners carried on playing. Soon they were wet through.
After checking his work, Lee's boss told him to carry on because he'd