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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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