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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,行駛
The boat sailed along/down the coast.
那艘船沿著海岸航行。
As the battleship sailed by/past, everyone on deck waved.
戰艦駛過時,甲板上所有的人都揮手致意。
The ship was sailing to China.
這艘船開往中國。
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
駕駛帆船
He sailed the dinghy up the river.
他駕駛小遊艇沿河逆流而上。
She sailed around the world single-handed in her yacht.
她獨自一人駕駛帆船環遊了整個世界。
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
啓航,開船
Their ship sails for Bombay next Friday.
他們的船下週五啓航去孟買。
Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
(Definition of sail verb (TRAVEL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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