What is the Meaning of CARRY ON?
behave (or talk) in an excited, playful or silly, or bad-tempered way
- The children really like to carry on when they have a substitute teacher.
- When she starts carrying on about politics, I leave the room. She is very angry that the party she voted for didn’t get in.
continue doing what we you were doing before you were interrupted
- I didn’t mean to stop your work. Carry on.
- She walked up but then never said anything, so we just carried on.
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. Not all the definitions are shown here.