carry off

carry off  {v.}
1. Быть причиной смерти; убивать.
Years ago smallpox carried off hundreds of Indians of the Sioux tribe.
Ср.: WIPE OUT.
2. Преуспевать в завоевании победы.
Bob carried off honors in science.
Jim carried off two gold medals in the track meet.
3. Преуспевать несколько неожиданно в (ч.л.).
The spy planned to deceive the enemy soldiers and carried it off very well.
In the class play, Lloyd carried off his part surprisingly well.
Категории: death {v.}