direct the course of; manage or control;
"You cannot conduct business like this"
keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last;
"preserve the peace in the family"
"continue the family tradition"
"Carry on the old traditions"
"I know it's hard,"
"but there is no choice"
"carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way;
"The children acted up when they were not bored"
- We'll carry on our conversation tomorrow.
- After a short break, the match went on.