Meaning of “sail in” in the English Dictionary


"sail in" in English

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sail in

phrasal verb with sail uk /seɪl/ us /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.

also sail into sb informal to attack someone using words:

The president sailed into her opponents with an angry speech.

(Definition of “sail in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)