Definition of 'ashore'
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One small dolphin that washed ashore on a beach near Newquay appeared to have had a large chunk taken out of it by a shark. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They were found unharmed after swimming ashore. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We would make a blaze from all the driftwood that had washed ashore in the winter storms. The Sun (2012)Soon another boat load of refugees comes ashore. The Sun (2015)He managed to swim ashore but could find no trace of his family. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These barriers had simply been washed ashore by the winds and tides. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So slow was his progress that he was forced to come ashore at night. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)Police said it was hoped the missing trio had been washed ashore. The Sun (2006)Police said that the eight died after drinking from a brown glass bottle that washed ashore on their reserve. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It takes patience to face the withdrawn emotion and infused skepticism that washes ashore behind the crest of naivety. Christianity Today (2000)It was unable to swim ashore. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were asked to come ashore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They enjoy the peace and quiet and the sight of elk, which swim ashore from the mainland. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Victims have been told not to go ashore at any of the stops on the way back to Southampton. The Sun (2010)About half a mile from land, one of them abandoned the toy boat and tried to swim ashore. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Halfway around we go ashore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A realistic target for first oil ashore could be 2013-14. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More than 60,000 British troops went ashore on day one. The Sun (2014)He was ashore for 19 days until he was wounded by German shelling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That meant around 20,000 passengers going ashore - almost overwhelming the town. The Sun (2007)For a few months each summer, when the animals come ashore, there are more bears than people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We became friends on the ship and we'd go ashore for meals, helping each other through our divorces. The Sun (2015)But it wasn't just the days ashore that were filled with excitement, as four of our days away were on the high seas. The Sun (2014)UNDER a cloudless blue sky, three fishermen come ashore with their catch and get it straight into a pot, right on the beach. The Sun (2014)
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British English: ashore ADVERB
Someone or something that comes ashore comes from the sea onto the shore.
Oil has come ashore on a ten-mile stretch of the coast.
- American English: ashore
- Brazilian Portuguese: em terra firme
- Chinese: 到岸上地
- European Spanish: en tierra
- French: sur le rivage
- German: an Land
- Italian: a terra
- Japanese: 岸に
- Korean: 해변으로
- European Portuguese: em terra firme
- Spanish: en tierra
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