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sail

verb
 
 
/seɪl/
TRAVEL [I] B1 to travel in a boat or a ship
совершать плавание
We sailed to Malta.Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
CONTROL BOAT [I, T] B1 to control a boat that has no engine and is pushed by the wind
управлять парусным судном
She sailed the small boat through the storm.Sailing and boating
START JOURNEY [I] When a ship sails, it starts its journey, and if people sail from a particular place or at a particular time, they start their journey.
отплывать
This ship sails weekly from Florida to the Bahamas.Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
sail over/past/through, etc to move quickly through the air
проноситься над/мимо/через и т. д.
The ball sailed past me.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraftMoving quickly
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