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beach

Saltos de línea: beach
Pronunciación: /biːtʃ
 
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Definición de beach en inglés:

sustantivo

A pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea between high- and low-water marks: fabulous sandy beaches
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Perhaps because of their preference for rocky shores, marine otters have never been found along the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Patagonian coasts.
  • Lazy summer days are made to be spent on the gravel flats and sandy beaches along Northern California's Russian River.
  • On the beach at Sandy Hook on the New Jersey shore one October there were hundreds of us assembled in the predawn hours, fishing for striped bass.
Sinónimos
seaside, seashore, shore, coast, coastline, coastal region, seaboard, foreshore, water's edge, margin;
dated plage
technical littoral
literary strand

verbo

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1Run or haul up (a boat or ship) on to a beach: at the water’s edge a rowing boat was beached
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The centreboards make it possible to beach the boats, trailer them and get them into very shallow water.
  • When the ship was beached, the crew disappeared into the night.
  • As the story goes, it was in May 1880 that five young yachtsmen beached their boat at Horseshoe Harbor in Larchmont, New York.
Sinónimos
land, reach the shore, run ashore;
ground, be grounded, run aground;
shipwreck, wreck, run on the rocks, be high and dry
1.1(Of an angler) land (a fish) on a beach: he managed to beach a fine trout
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  • At last, after some twenty-five minutes, a stunning fish was beached: a fresh-run female steelhead of some fourteen or fifteen pounds.
  • I was ready to beach the fish on the bar, which now stood clear of all but the biggest waves.
  • I was very fortunate and beached ten sharks of between about 160 lbs and 290 lbs - all estimated weights by Terence, and he is not generous.
Sinónimos
catch, capture, land, hook, reel in
1.2 (also be beached) [no object] (Of a whale or similar animal) become stranded out of the water: we don’t know what causes whales to beach
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  • The frantic battle against the clock began when locals noticed a pod of whales beached on Aughacasla Strand, on the Dingle Peninsula, at around 10 am.
  • Giant whale vertebrae lie beached and bleached on the shore like prehistoric, bone propellers.
  • At the time 14 beaked whales became beached on the same day that U.S. Navy destroyers where engaged in a sonar exercise.
Sinónimos
make/become stranded, make/become beached, strand, ground, get stuck
stranded, stuck, marooned, high and dry, helpless;
ashore, aground, grounded, stuck fast
1.3Leave (someone) at a loss: competitive procurement seems to have beached several firms
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Besides, if I was going to allow them to beach me, then this could well be my last chance to work at something that had any real meaning to me.
  • Everyone else sells out quickly, leaving a beached shoal of unsold Barts.
  • He has certainly beached Smith on the trade union question.

Origen

mid 16th century (denoting shingle on the seashore): perhaps related to Old English bæce, bece 'brook' (an element that survives in place names such as Wisbech and Sandbach), assuming an intermediate sense 'pebbly river valley'.

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