carry over

Definition

phrasal verb
  1. Usage
    to carry over a balance
    to take a balance from the end of one page or period to the beginning of the next
  2. Usage
    to carry over stock
    to hold stock from the end of one stocktaking period to the beginning of the next

Use carry over in a sentence

I did not think the debt would carry over into the next year because it was something that I knew nothing about.

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The carry over clause allowed the points on the credit card to be carried over into the next year for usage at a later date.

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He was participating in a carry over on Google stock so that no one else would have access to it during the period in which his client was making a decision.

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