carry out

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "carry out":
present tense I/you/we/they carry out he/she/it carries out present participle carrying out past tense carried out past participle carried out
a) to do a particular piece of work, research etc

The building work was carried out by a local contractor.

An investigation is being carried out by the prison governor.

b) to do something that you have said you will do or that you have been told to do

I expect my instructions to be carried out to the letter.


Collocations:
Nouns frequently used as objects of carry out
▪  assessment, check, experiment, inquiry, inspection, investigation, research, review, search, study, survey, test

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