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1to find / get one's sea legs — acostumbrarse al movimiento de un barco
- During the first three weeks she struggled, stumbling, tripping, and vomiting, due to seasickness and the fact that it took her that long to get her sea legs.
- After a minute or two of deep breathing, he got his sea legs back.
- The earth seemed to sway beneath her legs for a moment, but she quickly traded sea legs for land legs, regaining steadiness.
- The first part of the journey passed in a succession of wet, windy days, but I quickly found my sea legs and never actually missed a meal.
- A soldier's life is much spent on his country's vessels, but I never managed to acquire my sea legs.
- I apologize, to be honest I am still finding difficulties gaining my sea legs.
- Adam clung for a moment to the saddle leathers while he got what his father would have called his sea legs.
- She had had her sea legs for too long now to be getting seasick.
- Styles stood there with his sea legs planted firmly to adjust to the larboard list.
- I've got some captain things that need looking to, so you and your friends are welcome to walk about and find your sea legs.
- The three stepped ashore on Trinidad, and tried to adjust their sea legs.
- For the uninitiated, this book is the closest thing to getting one's sea legs without ever having to leave shore.
- It took a few days for her sea legs to come, and once they did she quickly learned how to help sail the ship.
- Besides, he decided, it was time to try out his sea legs again.
- Most of my evenings were spent lying on the small white cot in the corner, writhing around on the bed, trying to regain my sea legs.
- Don't worry, you will get your sea legs soon enough.
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