Focus on the pronunciation of float
English definition of “float”
/floʊt/ v [I/T] (MOVE ON LIQUID)
› to stay or move easily on or over the surface of a liquid, or to cause something to move in this way: [I] An empty bottle will float on water. [I] I’d float around for hours, just fishing. [T] Fill the cups with hot coffee and float heavy cream on top. [I] We spent a lazy afternoon floating down the river. [I] fig. She removes the pins and her hair floats (= moves gracefully) down around her. [I] fig. Reports have been floating around (= heard from various people) that the company might be for sale. › Float also means to move easily through air: [I] Fluffy white clouds were floating across the sky.