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bad/good sailor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbad/good sailorbad/good sailorTTWsomeone who does or does not feel sick when they are on a boat or ship sailor
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bad/good sailorI have never been a good sailor, and kept to my bunk for the first part of the journey.Although he was a good sailor, Columbus was a bad governor.As a yacht delivery skipper he had to be a damn good sailor.Turns out all of us are pretty good sailors.Even the best sailors can be swept into them, apart from which they can cause all sorts of damage to your equipment.Ironically I do not make a very good sailor.How he got there no-one knows, but he was a very good sailor and an even better artist.
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