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barge

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk   /bɑːdʒ/ us    /bɑːrdʒ/
to hurry somewhere or through a place in a rude and forceful way: They barged through the crowds. When the doors opened she barged her way to the front of the queue. The man barged (= pushed) into her and ran on without stopping.
Phrasal verbs

barge

noun [C] uk   /bɑːdʒ/ us    /bɑːrdʒ/
a long boat with a flat bottom, used for carrying heavy objects on rivers or canals
Translations of “barge”
in Korean 바지선…
in Arabic مَرْكِب لِنَقْل البَضائع…
in French chaland, péniche…
in Turkish mavna, yük gemisi…
in Italian chiatta…
in Chinese (Traditional) (魯莽地)衝,闖…
in Russian баржа…
in Polish barka…
in Spanish barcaza…
in Portuguese barcaça…
in German der Lastkahn, das Frachtschiff, das Motorschiff…
in Catalan barcassa…
in Japanese (平底の)荷船, はしけ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (鲁莽地)冲,闯…
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