In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(continue, maintain)(practice) seguir con(practice) continuar con
1.2(conduct, pursue)(correspondence/conversation) mantener
2.1(continue)seguircontinuarthe strike could well carry on into the new year — la huelga podría seguir / continuar hasta entrado el año que viene
- carry on, you were saying? — continúa ¿qué estabas diciendo?
- to carry on -ing — seguir + ger
- they just carried on talking — siguieron hablando como si tal cosa
- to carry on with sth — seguir con algo
- carry on with what you're doing! — ¡sigue con lo que estás haciendo!
- I've got enough work to be carrying on with — por el momento tengo bastante trabajo
2.2informal (make a fuss)what a way to carry on! — ¡qué manera de hacer escándalo, por favor!
- there's no need to carry on about it! — ¡no hay necesidad de seguir dale que dale con el asunto!
2.3informal (have affair)they'd been carrying on for years — hacía años que tenían un enredo informal
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