Carry Out

Carry Out

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

    To move something or someone from one place to another using your arms or an object.

    The fireman carried the little boy out of the burning building.
    We need a dolly to carry the boxes out to the car.

  2. 2

    To do a task.

    I haven't carried out any of my tasks yet.
    The students were carrying out an exam when the fire alarm sounded.

  3. 3

    To make a payment to someone in the form of a check or money order.

    I wish the lottery commission would make a check out to me for one million dollars.
    An unknown man made out a pretty big check for advanced Cancer research.

  4. 4

    To make progress.

    How are you making out on your new job?
    The team isn't making out very well without their star player.

  5. 5

    To kiss and touch intensely.

    Teenagers are doing a lot more than just making out these days.
    There is nothing wrong with a little public display of affection, but to make out in public is just plain indecent. Get a room!

Carry Out
  1. The letters on the textbook are so small that I can't _______ _____ what it says.
  2. Some people _______ _____ Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" video to be so bad, but it's actually pretty cool!
  3. Eugene and Tammy had been really good friends for years, until one drunken night they ______ _____ and one thing led to another.
  4. It's hilarious how some people ____ their boyfriend/girlfriend _____ to be the best person in the world on social media, but as soon as the relationship goes sour they ______ them _____ to be the devil.
  5. Simone hasn't been _______ ______ too well since her divorce. She really could use some extra support right now.
  6. Everyone hates having to ______ _____ a check to the IRS. Tax refunds are better!

Listen for the phrasal verb Carry Out in the video clip from the movie Burn After Reading

  1. 1.) What was the video about?

    2.) How was the phrasal verb used in the video?

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

  • The letters on the textbook are so small that I can’t make out what it says.
    Some people make out Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” video to be so bad, but it’s actually pretty cool!
    Eugene and Tammy had been really good friends for years, until one drunken night they made out and one thing led to another.
    It’s hilarious how some people make their boyfriend/girlfriend out to be the best person in the world on social media, but as soon as the relationship goes sour they make them out to be the devil.
    Simone hasn’t been making out too well since her divorce. She really could use some extra support right now.
    Everyone hates having to make out a check to the IRS. Tax refunds are better!

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  • Hi there
    I’m confused.
    In this page you said: IT IS A SEPARABLE PHRASAL VERB THAT CAN BE USED IN TWO WAYS
    But it has 5 entries.
    Two of them are about carry out but the other 3 is about make out.

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