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landland2 ●●● S2 W3 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 plane/bird/insect a) [intransitive] if a plane, bird, or insect lands, it moves safely down onto the ground opp take off πŸ”Š Flight 846 landed five minutes ago. πŸ”Š The bird landed gracefully on the water. b) [transitive] to make a plane move safely down onto the ground at the end of a journey πŸ”Š The pilot managed to land the aircraft safely.2 arrive by boat/plane [intransitive]TTATTW to arrive somewhere in a plane, boat etcland on/in/at etc πŸ”Š We expect to be landing in Oslo in about fifty minutes. πŸ”Š In 1969, the first men landed on the Moon.β–Ί see thesaurus at arrive3 fall/come down [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]FALL to come down through the air onto something syn dropland in/on/under etc πŸ”Š A large branch landed on the hood of my car. πŸ”Š Louis fell out of the tree and landed in a holly bush. πŸ”Š She fell and landed heavily on the floor. πŸ”Š A couple of bombs landed quite near to the village.4 goods/people [transitive]PUT if a boat or aircraft lands people or goods, it brings them to a place, and the people get out or the goods are carried out πŸ”Š The troops were landed by helicopter.5 job/contract etc [transitive] informalGET to succeed in getting a job, contract etc that was difficult to get πŸ”Š He landed a job with a law firm.land yourself something πŸ”Š Bill’s just landed himself a part in a Broadway show.6 β†’ land somebody in trouble/hospital/court etc7 β†’ land somebody in it8 problems [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]PROBLEM to arrive unexpectedly, and cause problemsland in/on/under etc πŸ”Š Just when I thought my problems were over, this letter landed on my desk.9 β†’ land a punch/blow etc10 β†’ land on your feet11 catch fish [transitive]DSO to catch a fishGrammarLand belongs to a group of verbs where the same noun can be the subject of the verb or its object. β€’ You can say: He landed the plane in a field. In this sentence, β€˜the plane’ is the object of land.β€’ You can say: The plane landed in a field. In this sentence, β€˜the plane’ is the subject of land. β†’ land up β†’ land somebody with somethingβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
landβ€’ He didn't hear it land.β€’ Most at least peek to see where the ball lands.β€’ A French company has landed a contract to supply computers to China.β€’ Luckily, I managed to land a great job with a law firm.β€’ You mean Rich landed an 18-pound fish by himself?β€’ Despite severe weather conditions, the Boeing 727 landed as scheduled.β€’ When the plane landed at JFK, it was three hours late.β€’ We will be landing at Singapore airport at 3 am local time.β€’ He loves watching planes take off and land at the airport.β€’ It was not a bad wound, but entirely enough to make me land badly and wrench my ankle.β€’ Flight 846 from Cleveland landed five minutes ago.β€’ He's managed to land himself an amazing job in advertising.β€’ We then set out for Muscat, but with nightfall approaching, we landed in Abu Dhabi.β€’ Before landing in Algiers, we circled the airport several times.β€’ She thought of landing in New York.β€’ There's a plane coming in to land now.β€’ A flock of Canada geese landed on the river in front of us.β€’ Fishermen were landing their catch at the harbor.land on/in/at etcβ€’ Fairfield, which bought the land in 1994, remains strategically tight-lipped on its plans for the rest of the ranch.β€’ However, landing at a natural rock jetty is possible in good conditions.β€’ The car shot over the edge and landed in a sand dune.β€’ Antony Carswalle, vicar of Whitchurch, who died in 1521, owned land in Garsington, Oxon.β€’ Although much of the area around a pool at this time may be exposed rock, the gobies never land on it.β€’ So I landed in one of the least used departments on campus.β€’ The Edwardian stairs were next to land on the bonfire.landed heavilyβ€’ Tony jumped from high up, landed heavily and pulled a face.β€’ Being a large woman, she'd landed heavily, badly hurting her left hip, her right knee and ankle.β€’ He landed heavily on gravel by the track.β€’ Pain flared in his thigh wound as he landed heavily on his injured leg.β€’ He crashed into a table, somersaulted over it and landed heavily on the carpet.β€’ He crashed into a table and landed heavily on the floor and had to be helped to his feet by friends.β€’ The stone swung up and landed heavily on the floor.β€’ He screamed as he landed heavily on the vibrating flagstones.land yourself somethingβ€’ Bill's just landed himself a part in a Broadway show.land in/on/under etcβ€’ It was this, unfinished, runway that I landed on.β€’ Bucky, works for the real-estate agency that sold me my land on Adams Hill in 1977.β€’ If this had been implemented, taxation of church land in Kent, which was extensive, would have ceased.β€’ It is dark when Queequeg and Ishmael land in Nantucket.β€’ The marines would land on the beach north of the valley.β€’ Then she landed on the Market Square flagstones with a sickening crash to lie motionless.β€’ That car was thrown into the air and landed on the next car in line, killing Waltrick.β€’ He already owns farming land in Wiltshire.