the way that (someone) carries (themself)

The way that someone carries themselves means their attitude, posture, and body language. Here are some ways that you can describe how a person carries themselves:

He carries himself well.

She carries herself with confidence.

He always carried himself like a soldier.

"Carrying yourself" a certain way is something that people often seem to do on purpose. Because of that, it's not common to talk about someone carrying themselves badly or in a negative way.

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