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English definition of “coast”

coast

verb [I]     /kəʊst/ US  /koʊst/
to move forward in a vehicle without using the engine , usually down a hill : At the top of the hill I switched off the engine and we just coasted down the other side .Driving and operating road vehicles to progress or succeed without any effort or difficulty : While I struggled , my sister coasted through school with top grades .Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of coast verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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