set sail (for …)


set sail (for …)
set ˈsail (from/for…) idiom
(formal) to begin a trip by sea

a liner setting sail from New York

We set sail (for France) at high tide.

Main entry:sailidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • set sail (from …) — set ˈsail (from/for…) idiom (formal) to begin a trip by sea • a liner setting sail from New York • We set sail (for France) at high tide. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • set sail — phrasal : to begin a voyage : start out we are setting sail for England next week * * * set sail 1. To spread the sails 2. To set forth on a voyage (with for) • • • Main Entry: ↑sail set sail see unde …   Useful english dictionary

  • set sail — to begin a trip on a ship or boat. Later he left California and set sail for Australia, searching for gold. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of set sail (= put up the sails of a boat to use the wind to move forward) …   New idioms dictionary

  • set sail — {v. phr.} To begin a sea voyage; start sailing. * /The ship set sail for Europe./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set sail — phrasal to start out on a course; especially to begin a voyage < set sail for Bermuda > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • set sail — verb To embark on a voyage by boat. We set sail for the Caribbean …   Wiktionary

  • set\ sail — v. phr. To begin a sea voyage; start sailing. The ship set sail for Europe …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set sail — start sailing, begin a sea voyage The three women set sail for Hawaii on a small sailboat …   Idioms and examples

  • Set Sail the Prairie — Infobox Album Name = Set Sail the Prairie Type = Album Artist = Kaddisfly Released = March 2007 Recorded = Genre = Progressive Length = 73:00 Label = Sub City Records Producer = Reviews = * NeuFutur rating 10|7… …   Wikipedia


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