sailing

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For the verb: "to sail"

Present Participle: sailing
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Principal Translations
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sailing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (activity, sport)navegación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Frank loves the water and he enjoys sailing.
 Frank adora el agua y le encanta la navegación.
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sail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. often plural (on boat: fabric that catches wind)navegación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  vela nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The sailor unfurled the sail.
sail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (travel by ship)navegar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 The family sailed to Calais.
sail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (ship: travel)navegar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 The ship is sailing to Portsmouth.
sail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (person: go sailing)navegar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Marina is very adventurous; she likes to ski, sail and dive.
sail [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (manoeuvre a ship)navegar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The captain sailed the ship safely into harbour.
 
Additional Translations
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sail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (move quickly and easily)fluir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
  pasar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Paul threw the ball and it sailed through the air.
sail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (set sail)zarpar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 The ship sails at noon.
sail [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (travel over [sth])navegar por vi + prep
 The young yachtswoman sailed the English Channel.
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Compound Forms:
sailing | sail
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plain sailing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on waters without obstruction)navegación tranquila
sail boat,
UK: sailing boat
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (yacht, small vessel with a sail)velero nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  barco de vela nm + loc adj
 My dad took his new sail boat out on the lake today for the first time.
 Hoy mi papá sacó por primera vez su nuevo velero a navegar por el lago.
sail ship,
sailing ship
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(boat with rigged sails)velero nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
sailing club nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (association for sailboats and yachts)club náutico nm + adj
 My local sailing club organizes a regatta every September.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. El club náutico organiza una regata de veleros para este fin de semana.
sailing ship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vessel rigged with sails)barco de vela nm + loc adj
  velero nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
be smooth sailing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (go easily, without difficulties) (coloquial, figurado)ir viento en popa exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
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Collocations: go on a sailing [trip, vacation], a sailing [dinghy, boat, ship, vessel], learn at a sailing [school, academy, club], more...

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