Translation of "sail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (TRAVEL) 旅行 uk us /seɪl/

[ S ] a journey in a boat or ship

It's two days' sail/It's a two-day sail (= a journey of two days by sea) from here to the nearest island. 从这里坐船到最近的岛屿需要航行两天。
set sail

to begin a boat journey

We set sail from Kuwait. 我们从科威特启航。
They set sail for France. 他们启航驶往法国。

(Translation of “sail noun (TRAVEL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)