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English definition of “run away to sea”

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run away to sea

( also go to sea)
(especially of a boy or young man) to leave your family and become a sailor: My grandfather ran away to sea when he was twelve.
Translations of “run away to sea”
in Chinese (Traditional) (男孩或年輕男子離家)當海員,當水手…
in Chinese (Simplified) (男孩或年轻男子离家)当海员,当水手…
(Definition of run away to sea from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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