Carry Away

Carry Away

Infinitive: Carry Away
Present Tense: Carry Away/ Carries Away
-ing Form: Carrying Away
Past Tense: Carried Away
Past Participle: Carried Away
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in two ways
  1. 1

    To do something out of the ordinary due to strong emotions.

    When the actress realized that she had won the award, she got carried away and kissed everyone around her.
    My mom gets carried away around the holidays and bakes any and everything.

  2. 2

    To take something or someone in your arms or hands from one place to another.

    The pallbearers carried the casket away to the hearse.
    Where are you carrying those speakers away to?

Carry Away
  1. A bridezilla is a woman who gets ______ ____ while preparing for her wedding.
  2. Before you get too ______ _____, I want you to read the fine print first, just to make sure you understand everything.
  3. After the mother gave birth, the nurse ______ the baby ____ to the nursery so the new mom could get some rest.
  4. If you let passion ________ you _______, make sure that it's worth it. Never allow yourself to get _____ _____ over just anybody.
  5. The protesters in Ferguson, Missouri are not getting _______ _____ in their protests. They are simply exercising their rights to be heard.

Listen for the phrasal verb Carry Away in the video clip from the movie Django Unchained

  1. [Scene 1]

    Dr. Schultz: If you were to see any of these three gentlemen again, would you recognize them?

    Ace Spec: Hey, stop talkin' to him like that!

    Dr. Schultz: Like what?

    Ace Spec: Like that!

    Dr. Schultz: My good man, I'm simply trying to ascertain...

    Ace Spec: Speak English, goddamit!

    Dr. King Schultz: Everybody calm down. I'm simply a customer trying to conduct a transaction.

    Ace Speck: I don't care. No sale. Now off with you.

    Dr. King Schultz: Oh don't be ridiculous. Of course they're for sale.

    Ace Speck: Move it.

    Dr. King Schultz: My good man, did you simply get _________ ______ with your dramatic gesture, or are you pointing your weapon at me with lethal intention?

    Ace Speck: Last chance, fancy pants.

    Dr. King Schultz: Oh well, very well.

    [Scene 2]

    Django: Do you mind telling me what the hell you're doing?

    Dr.Schultz: I've confirmed Broomhilda's at Candyland.

    Django: Are you sure it's her?

    Dr.Schultz: He didn't call her by name, but she's a young lady, whip marks on 'her back, and speaks German. Now while it's not wise to assume, in this instant, I think it's pretty safe, point being don't get so _______ _____ with your retribution. You'll lose sight of why we're here.

    Django: You think I lost sight of that?

    Dr. Schultz: Yes, I do! Stop antagonizing Candy (referring to Leonardo di Caprio). You're gonna blow this whole charade or more than likely get us both killed, and I so don't contend to die in Mississippi, U.S.A

    Django: I'm not antagonizing, I'm intriguing him.
  2. In Scene 1, describe how someone was being carried away.

    In Scene 2, why did Dr. Schultz think that Django (Jamie Foxx) got carried away?

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • A bridezilla is a woman who gets garried away while preparing for her wedding.
    Before you get too carried away, I want you to read the fine print first, just to make sure you understand everything.
    After the mother gave birth, the nurse carried the baby away to the nursery so the new mom could get some rest.
    If you let passion carry you away, make sure that it’s worth it. Never allow yourself to get crried away over just anybody.
    The protesters in Ferguson, Missouri are not getting carried away in their protests. They are simply exercising their rights to be heard.

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