- bring, take, carry (3/10/99)
- In Chinese and Japanese, these are all the same;
in Spanish, llevar is both take and carry (as well as wear)
- bring something here
- take something there
- At school, you say, "I bring my books to school every day and I take them home after school every day."
- At home, you say, "I take my books to school every day and bring my books home every day."
- to carry something is to carry it in your hands:
- We carry babies and children who are too small to walk
- Men should offer to help women carry heavy things, like boxes: "Let me help you carry that."
- Women carry purses.
- Men carry wallets.
- "Are you carrying any cash?" means, "Do you have any cash with you today/now?"
- Are you carrying a credit card?" means, "Do you have a credit card with you now?"