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coastcoast2 verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [usually + adverb/preposition]DRIVE if a car or bicycle coasts, it moves without any effort from you or any power from the enginecoast down/around/along etc πŸ”Š Bev coasted downhill on her bicycle.2 EASYto not try very hard to do something well – used to show disapproval πŸ”Š Janey’s teacher says she’s just coasting at school.3 to be successful at something without much effort πŸ”Š They scored three goals in the first half and from then on United were coasting.coast to/through πŸ”Š The Ugandan relay team are coasting to victory.4 TTWto sail along the coast while staying close to landβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
coastβ€’ She used to be an honor student, but now she's just coasting.β€’ But this is hardly a place for coasting.β€’ The shares were coasting along at above 400p and looking like going better after a string of tipsters recommendations.β€’ Laura was a bright kid and she could coast along at school without too much effort.β€’ I had to coast along until I stopped.β€’ So there's no scope to coast at all and not pick the strongest team.β€’ By now we were close to my farm, coasting down off the ridge, the headlights turning the gravel road white.β€’ You begin by coasting down the log flume, which makes you laugh.β€’ If you feel that you've been coasting in your job, perhaps it's time for a change.β€’ In 1994 he coasted to re-election.coast down/around/along etcβ€’ The shares were coasting along at above 400p and looking like going better after a string of tipsters recommendations.β€’ They rise up out of nowhere, coast along in the rearview mirror.β€’ The end result is that both start coasting along in the same direction in which the box was originally moving.β€’ By now we were close to my farm, coasting down off the ridge, the headlights turning the gravel road white.β€’ Not long ago, this team coasted along on the road to resurrection.β€’ You begin by coasting down the log flume, which makes you laugh.β€’ The giant palms lining the road inspected me disinterestedly as I coasted along trying to find the Alcade Apartments.coast to/throughβ€’ The Cowboys promptly made their strongest statement of the season, coasting to a 29-10 victory over Miami.β€’ The bow dropped and the boat gurgled in idle and coasted to a stop at a nameless address.β€’ Gloucester seemed to be coasting to an easy 2 points.β€’ Moving a carrier from one coast to another is no simple task, Roulstone said.β€’ They are between the hills and the Forth and are sparing nothing in Lothian, from the east coast to Dunedin.β€’ Elsewhere in Contra Costa County, incumbents coasted to re-election in most municipal races.β€’ Wilson coasted to victory in the election.β€’ Then they soared into the sky as one, to make flight north as a pair along the coast to Wrath.