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JACEK1

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Hello everyone!

Does "cart somebody around" mean "give somebody a lift on a regular basis not from time to time"?

Do you need a ride to the show?
Nah, my friend will give me a ride-she is always willing to cart me around.

What do you think?

Thank you

P.S.

cart me around

To be given rides everywhere.
 

emsr2d2

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Hello everyone!

Does "cart somebody around" mean "give somebody a lift on a regular basis not from time to time"?

Do you need a ride to the show?
Nah, my friend will give me a ride - she is always willing to cart me around. (You need a space either side of the dash.)

What do you think?

[STRIKE]Thank you[/STRIKE] Unnecessary. Thank us after we help you.

P.S. "cart me around" = "To be given rides everywhere"

It doesn't necessarily mean "on a regular basis". It simply means she is always willing to give the speaker a ride (give them a lift in BrE) whenever he/she asks for one. For all we know, he might only ask for a ride once every two years!
 
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