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English definition of “sail in”

sail in

phrasal verb with sail     /seɪl/ verb
(also sail into sth) to start an activity enthusiastically: The children sailed into the pile of cakes and in minutes the cakes were gone. Mary sailed in with a story about her first job.Starting and beginningStarting again (also sail into sb) informal to attack someone using words: The president sailed into her opponents with an angry speech.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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