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ferry in Water topic

ferryferry2 verb (ferried, ferrying, ferries) [transitive always + adverb/preposition] 🔊 🔊 TTWto carry people or things a short distance from one place to another in a boat or other vehicleferry somebody/something (from something) to something 🔊 The ship was used to ferry supplies to Russia during the war.ferry somebody/something across something 🔊 ferrying passengers across the Channel→ See Verb table
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ferryHis last song attracted a school of dolphins, one of which ferried Arion on his back all the way to Corinth.The thieves had obviously been back and forth over the ravine ferrying everything back to their car.Walter will find him safe lying at the holding until Iago can ferry him over and see him on his way.He and the pilot who was ferrying him to Long Tieng were not afraid.They ferry kindergartners from piano to karate to computer to art classes.Now my body welcomes every roll and pitch of the stubby Island Romance ferrying me back to my nubble.Now he works as a moto-driver, ferrying tourists around Siem Reap and Angkor.He hopes to expand the existing tram system that ferries visitors from outlying parking lots to key spots through out the park.ferry somebody/something (from something) to somethingThe jets criss-cross the country at night, ferrying bank checks to 46 Fed offices.Two children found dead on ferry Two children have been found dead from asphyxiation on board a ferry crossing from Swansea to Cork.Three short blasts of a steam whistle warned him the ferry was about to depart.They ferry kindergartners from piano to karate to computer to art classes.On Monday, Phil Marsh used the train as a taxi to ferry the media to lineside locations for photographic purposes.Study a packed cross-Channel ferry if you want to see a modern ship of fools.The thieves had obviously been back and forth over the ravine ferrying everything back to their car.