carry-on

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkæriɒn/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(karē on′, -ôn′)

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carry-on

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. are allowed to have [one] carry-on and [one] personal item
  2. in my carry-on
  3. forgot my carry-on
  4. my carry-on is [too heavy, overweight]
  5. put her carry-on through the X-ray machine
  6. searched her carry-on (by hand)
  7. hand-searched her carry-on
  8. [put, stow] your carry-on under the seat in front of you
  9. put your carry-on in the overhead bin
  10. UK, informal: what a carry-on!
  11. UK, informal: have never seen such a carry-on!
adj
  1. in her carry-on luggage
  2. are allowed [two] pieces of carry-on luggage
  3. [put, keep] it in your carry-on bag
  4. am only taking a carry-on bag
  5. pack a carry-on bag
  6. keep your [medication, phone] in your carry-on bag
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