fishermannoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɪʃ.ə.mən/ us /ˈfɪʃ.ɚ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us
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- He used to be a fisherman, and he didn’t make enough money to pay for his house, food, and clothes for his children.
- In some places in Japan, fishermen still fish this way.
- It became more and more popular, and fishermen had to go farther and farther out to sea to catch more tuna.
- Once a tuna bites a fisherman’s fishing line, it can be a four- or five-hour battle between man and fish.
- Some are killed for food, and others are killed in nets when fishermen are trying to catch other fish.
- The traditional way to catch fish, even very big ones like tuna, is with a fishing line that the fisherman holds in his hands.
- This monster of legends, known as the Kraken, may have been based upon sailor’s experiences with giant squid like the one found by the fishermen from New Zealand.
- Tuna are strong enough to pull fishermen over the side of their boats and into the sea.
- A fisherman went to catch fish with his throw net.
- And who was Peter but a rough, hardy fisherman?
- He sailed a yacht expertly, was a keen fisherman, hunted.
- Rose married a young fisherman, and made a brave wife and mother.
- The men are fishermen and the women look after the banana-plantations, crush the palm nuts for oil and do the cooking and housework.