carry off


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Within a week the peasants who came with empty carts to carry off plunder were stopped by the authorities and made to cart the corpses out of the town.
'Tis time by force to carry off the girl, If she refuse of her free will to go.
ADAM Clayton has laughed off suggestions that he is like one of Arsenal's "Invincibles." But the industrious Boro midfield man believes he could at least carry off the Emmanuel Petit look.
Lucy overcame a strong field to lift the eight years 8 and under county crown in fine style as she won all her eight matches to carry off the coveted trophy Lucy swept the opposition away as she fulfilled her bid to carry off her first ever championship trophy.
No mean feat when you consider she has to carry off 28 songs and emotion that boomerangs between misery and joy, all by herself.
Given that these birds of prey can fly up to 43mph and carry off 15lb deer fawns, the starling didn't stand a chance.
It's just that driving all the way from Yorkshire, as some looters are said to have done, and using trolleys and prams to carry off BMW gearboxes and bags of nappies, isn't quite as picturesque as a group of quaint 19th-century villagers hiding a few barrels of rum washed up by the tide.
THEY'RE FIXIN' TO GUN DOWN THE MEN, BURN THE TOWN AND CARRY OFF OUR WIMMENFOLK.