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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “sail”

sail

verb (TRAVEL)
旅行
 
 
/seɪl/
[I usually + adv/prep] When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water
(船)航行,行驶
The boat sailed along/down the coast.
那艘船沿着海岸航行。
As the battleship sailed by/past, everyone on deck waved.
战舰驶过时,甲板上所有的人都挥手致意。
The ship was sailing to China.
这艘船驶往中国。
Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] to control a boat that has no engine and is pushed by the wind
驾驶帆船
He sailed the dinghy up the river.
他驾驶着小游艇沿河逆流而上。
She sailed around the world single-handed in her yacht.
她独自一人驾驶帆船周游了整个世界。
Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
[I] When a ship sails, it starts its journey, and when people sail from a particular place or at a particular time, they start their journey in a ship
启航,开船
Their ship sails for Bombay next Friday.
他们的船下周五启航去孟买。
Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
(Definition of sail verb (TRAVEL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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