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surf

verb [I or T]
 
 
/sɜːf/ INTERNET
to spend time looking at websites: Persuading more subscribers to surf the internet is at the heart of a strategy intended to boost sales.
surfing noun [U]
Translations of “surf”
in Korean 파도를 타다…
in Arabic يَرْكَب الأمواج…
in French surfer…
in Turkish sörf yapmak…
in Italian fare il surfing…
in Chinese (Traditional) 網際網路, 上網…
in Russian заниматься серфингом…
in Polish pływać na desce (surfingowej), surfować…
in Spanish navegar…
in Portuguese surfar…
in German surfen…
in Catalan fer surf…
in Japanese サーフィンをする, 波乗りをする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因特网, 上网,网上冲浪…
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