Adjective(1) stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float
Adverb(1) with the bottom lodged on the ground
(1) There were civilian sea captains, killed far from home when their ships ran aground on the reef.(2) Why, then, did Prospero incite the elements to cause this ship to be tossed aground on his island?(3) This cargo ship ran aground on the shallow rocks during the 1960s.(4) Twenty-five miles to the south is Pigeon Point, named for a ship that ran aground here in 1853.(5) In 1918 when the ship Makambo ran aground , hundreds of rats rode onto the beach with the wreckage.(6) One of the most unusual jobs of the year came in April when Hamble Lifeboat went to the aid of a yacht aground off Egypt Point on the Isle of White in fairly heavy weather.(7) the ship ran aground(8) Why had the ship gone aground ; why couldn't it be pulled off the rocks?(9) the boat ran aground on a sandbank(10) Taylor confirmed that no oil spills had been reported, but added there was always the potential danger of an oil spill when a ship ran aground .(11) There had been a storm, though, I think, and the ship had run aground on an island ruled by some sort of nasty feudal overlord.(12) A Royal Navy submarine was forced to pull out of exercises off the coast of Scotland early yesterday morning when it went aground .(13) Due to the fact that we were late on landing, the tide was dropping and the craft was well aground , and we thought it best to take cover on the beach in a type of bunker.(14) A messy maritime incident that's getting worse, a cargo ship ran aground in the Aleutians.(15) The ship had ran aground on a sandbar at the mouth of the inlet.(16) There was no chance of saving the ship and by low water she was hard aground , her propellers embedded in the sand.
(1) run aground :: hardloop gestrand
1. grounded ::
2. ashore ::
4. stuck ::
6. high and dry ::
hoog en droog
7. on the rocks ::
op die rotse
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