carry over

carry over
to extend into another time period or location. •

I don't like for bills to carry over into the next month.

Please do not let the paragraph carry over.

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{v.} 1. To save for another time. * /The store had some bathing suits it had carried over from last year./ * /What you learn in school should carry over into adult life./ 2. To transfer (as a figure) from one column, page, or book to another. * /When he added up the figures, he carried over the total into the next year's account book./ 3. To continue in another place. * /The story was carried over to the next page./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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