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Today's Idiom = "Carried Away"






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Carried Away ( one is so excited that one does too much ... )

"Carried Away"



A person who fell into a quick moving river may be "carried away" to another place by the water, just like a person who is so excited that she continues doing something when she is "carried away".

Example: "You cleaned everything. Even the dog." Reply: "Yes. I got kind of carried away."

Example: "You've been drawing for three hours." Reply: "Yes. I got carried away."



Like a person who has fallen into a flowing river which "carries that person away", a person's enthusiasm carries her to do more when one gets carried away.

Example: "Okay, everyone. It is okay to cheer for your team, but don't get carried away. We still need to be polite."



You forgot to stop and did a lot of that thing when you got carried away.





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