In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1en tierrato go ashore — desembarcar
- to set / put sb ashore — desembarcar a algn
- we rowed/swam ashore — remamos/nadamos hasta la orilla
- Richard was tossed into the sea and spent two hours in the freezing water trying to swim ashore but was constantly beaten back by fierce waves.
- He taught them how to approach the whale, iron it, bring it ashore, butcher, render and eat it.
- If they are successful, the men will step ashore for the first time in four months when they reach the coast of California.
- They had suffered only minor shock and injuries and subsequently were transferred ashore.
- Following another night at anchor we conduct another pax transfer ashore.
- Redwing ordered them to lower the anchor, and they got into the jolly boats and went ashore.
- These can hit the shore within minutes on occasion, and can rush ashore without warning causing immeasurable damage.
- As we scrambled ashore, more experienced sailors were taking to the water with glee aboard a fleet of dinghies and catamarans.
- Current estimates are that more than a quarter of a million people died when the waves swept ashore.
- When he was very small a group of Phoenician sailors came ashore for trading and stayed over a year.
- In their voyage through the remote islands and atolls they seldom took the boy ashore, fearing infection.
- Vangelis travelled ashore by pulling on the rope attached to the shore bollard and returned by pulling on the rope attached to the ferry.
- The day dawned fine and they returned to Shipbuilders Cove and went ashore.
- Sailors from the ship also wanted to get ashore during this time to help with the aid and restoration program.
- Handing over the helm he directed me close to land, hopped ashore and left us to fate.
- We go ashore by dinghy at a pretty stone jetty surrounded by dense trees and rhododendron bushes.
- Mathew and his shipmates recovered the man and his five friends to Hawkesbury and took them ashore.
- Before this the staff had only been able to fly ashore for a couple of days' rest on a rotational basis.
- He was rescued and taken ashore to Guatemala by coastguards last year.
- Then there were the marine corps and army infantry who waded ashore or were landed by air on island after island.
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