English version

shallows

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshallowsshal‧lows /ˈʃæləʊz $ -loʊz/ noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 the shallows
Examples from the Corpus
shallowsThey sailed on over the friendly shallows toward the sun, levitating behind the waves on the reef.They talk and live in the upper reaches, in the rapid shallows.A man scything brown bracken by the shallows of Dunoon.It was as if the viewer were actually standing ankle-deep in the shallows overlooking the brink.Then I dropped him in the shallows, where he leapt about and thrashed his arms as if he could swim.She, good girl, slid over the bow and into the shallows with the line.But the bamboo sailing rafts needed less than a foot of water to float, and came gliding right into the shallows.
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