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Saltos de línea: up|river

Definición de upriver en inglés:

adverbio& adjetivo

Pronunciación: /ʌpˈrɪvə
Towards or situated at a point nearer the source of a river: [as adverb]: the salmon heads upriver to spawn [as adjective]: they headed for the upriver side
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As the wind tried to blow us away, we struggled upriver towards a lone hawthorn bush where the river made a right hand sweep, it was an area where I had caught decent chub in the past.
  • It is not known in detail to what extent grayling move around in a river system, though some believe that they follow salmon upriver during spawning to feed on their eggs.
  • In the 18th century, Dublin Bay was considered a dangerous place for ships trying to enter the river Liffey and move upriver to the city centre.

Words that rhyme with upriver

aquiver, downriver, forgiver, giver, quiver, river, shiver, sliver

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