- [C] [U] 帆 sails; propulsion by means of sails
- [C] 航行游览 voyage or excursion on water for pleasure
- [S] 航程 voyage of a specified length
- [P] 船 ship
- vt. & vi. 坐船旅行,航行 travel on water or across (a body of water) in a ship or boat
- vt. 驾驶 direct or command (a ship or boat) on water
- vi. 起航,开船 begin a journey across water
a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
an ocean trip taken for pleasure
any structure that resembles a sail
traverse or travel on (a body of water);
"We sailed the Atlantic"
"He sailed the Pacific all alone"
move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions;
"The diva swept into the room"
"Shreds of paper sailed through the air"
"The searchlights swept across the sky"
travel on water propelled by wind;
"I love sailing, especially on the open sea"
"the ship sails on"
travel on water propelled by wind or by other means;
"The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
- This ship sails for New York on Monday.
- The ship was given the all-clear to sail again.
- Can you sail a boat?
- The sailors heaved at rope to tighten the sail.
- Lower the sail or the boat will be knocked down.
- They go for a sail down the Thames .
- The ship is under sail, making toward the land.
- Viking River Cruises and Avalon Waterways are some of the operators which sail the Yangtze.
- We hoisted the sails.
- The sails filled with wind.
- The wind bellied the sails.
- The storm overtook the sailors before they could take in sail.
- Old sailing ships used to have canvas sails.
- He took the boy out for a sail.
- We took a sail around the island.
- We're going for a short sail tomorrow.
- The ship was still a day's sail from London when its engine broke down.
- How many days' sail is it from Hull to Oslo?
- There wasn't a sail in sight.
- We won a fleet of 10 sail.
- The ship sailed along the coast.
- The ship has sailed for two weeks.
- We sail next Tuesday.
- They are sailing tomorrow.
- Miss Green came sailing past him.
- The tall girl went sailing out of the room.
- We sailed the Atlantic in five days.
- He had sailed the North Sea many times.
- She sails her own yacht.
- Do you know how to sail this boat?
- set sail
起航 begin a voyage
- under sail
扬着帆 moving with sails spread
- sail for (v.+prep.)
驶向… sail in the direction of; make a voyage to
sail for sth
He has sailed for New York.
- sail in (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉兴致勃勃地发话 speak in an active manner
We had almost given up hope of the ship's safe return when she sailed in.
The director sailed in, demanding to know who had disobeyed his orders.
主任盛气凌人地走进来,查问是谁违背了他的命令。sail in with sth
We were enjoying a pleasant conversation, until she sailed in with her unpleasant remarks.
Ann then sailed in with a furious attack on the chairman.
- sail into (v.+prep.)
抨击…,责骂… attack sb with words; scold sb for a fault
sail into sth
We stopped worrying about the ship's safe arrival when she sailed into the harbour with all her flags flying.
看到飘满彩旗的轮船驶进港口,我们才不再为它能否安全返航而担心。sail sth into sth
There's a storm coming; we'd better sail the boat into port.
风暴要来了,我们最好把船驶进港里去。sail into sth
The manager sailed into the room.
The actress sailed into the room in her flowing dress.
那位女演员身穿飘逸的长裙翩然走进了房间。sail into sth
Then the band sailed into the familiar tune.
You should see the way that those children sailed into the food that we offered them.
你应该注意到那些孩子在吃我们给的食物时狼吞虎咽的劲头。sail into sb
The speaker sailed into his opponent, showing the weaknesses of his argument in an unmistakable way.
He sailed into the witness, accusing him of lying.
- sail through (v.+prep.)
(使)顺利通过… (cause to) pass sth easily
sail through sth
He simply sailed through the difficult exam.
他轻而易举地通过了这次困难的考试。sail sth through sth
The captain sailed his ship through the narrow channel.
- back the sails 整帆使船倒退
- belly sail 风将帆吹鼓
- crowd all sails 张起所有的帆
- fill the sails 使帆满风
- go for sail 乘船游览
- hoist sail 扬帆
- let out the sails 张帆
- lift a sail 扯起帆
- lower a sail 下帆
- make sail 张帆起航
- put up a sail 扯起帆
- raise the sails 升帆,扬帆
- reduce a sail 收帆
- set sail 扬帆起航
- shorten sails 收帆减速
- spread a sail 扯起〔扬〕帆
- strike a sail 突然下帆
- take in sails 收帆减速
- trim sail 随风驶船
- unfurl sail 扬帆
- sail in 驶进,傲慢地走进
The..navy comprised..twenty-seven sail.出自： H. Cox
We..had a magnificent sail..down Lake Champlain.出自： W. Irving
Swans that sail along the Silver Flood.出自： Dryden
The high moon sails upon her beauteous way.出自： Byron
- make sail有时与set sail同义,意为“起航”,两者后接介词for,但不能接to。
- 在full sail, take in sail, under sail等短语中, sail前均无冠词,且sail为单数形式,但在take the wind out of sb's sails短语中, sail则须用复数形式。
- The boat will sail next Sunday.
- The boat sails next Sunday.
- The boat is sailing next Sunday.
- We sailed for America the next morning.
- We sailed to America the next morning.
误 I like to go for sail.
正 I like to go for a sail.
析 go for a sail是固定短语, sail前的不定冠词a不可省略。老实告诉你,我一生中从未用独木舟航行过。
误 To tell you the truth,I have never been in a canoe under a sail in my life.
正 To tell you the truth,I have never been in a canoe under sail in my life.
析 under sail是习语,不加冠词a。在晨光中,他们开船向海岛进发。
误 They set a sail to the islands in the early morning.
正 They set sail for the islands in the early morning.
析 set sail表示“开船”; set a sail表示“张帆”。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的segl，意为帆。