Carry


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Carry

Carry

1. See: Cost of carry.

2. A slang term for net financing cost.
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We'll pack up what we can carry and leave the rest," added the scientist.
Let us make a chair with our hands and carry her," said the Scarecrow.
He remembered how we tied up bundles of leaves to carry home for beds.
As soon as we had as many as we could carry we went back to the town, where my friend bought my share and advised me to continue the same occupation until I had earned money enough to carry me to my own country.
First, I carried with me some servants whom I purposed to place there as inhabitants, or at least to set on work there upon my account while I stayed, and either to leave them there or carry them forward, as they should appear willing; particularly, I carried two carpenters, a smith, and a very handy, ingenious fellow, who was a cooper by trade, and was also a general mechanic; for he was dexterous at making wheels and hand-mills to grind corn, was a good turner and a good pot-maker; he also made anything that was proper to make of earth or of wood: in a word, we called him our Jack-of-all-trades.
This he uttered with so much spirit and boldness that he filled his assailants with a terrible fear, and as much for this reason as at the persuasion of the landlord they left off stoning him, and he allowed them to carry off the wounded, and with the same calmness and composure as before resumed the watch over his armour.
The Emperor sees with regret that the picked soldiers appointed to guard his person, who should set an example of discipline, carry disobedience to such a point that they break into the cellars and stores containing army supplies.
Then he would hastily gather his armful of wood and carry it home.
With these they supply their own wants and caprices, and carry on the internal trade for horses already mentioned.
Take him," said I, standing up again and pointing with the whip; "take him, and carry him out and cast him into the sea.
My master, finding how profitable I was likely to be, resolved to carry me to the most considerable cities of the kingdom.
If I can give you as much gold as ten men may carry will you promise that I shall be conducted in safety to the nearest English commissioner?