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embark for (some place)

To depart for a particular destination, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
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embark on (something)

1. To begin a particular journey or trip, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks on her trip for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
2. By extension, to begin any course of action. I want to go back to school for a business degree, and I plan to embark on that process this fall.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

embark for (some place)

to leave for some place, usually in a ship or an airplane. We are embarking for Denver tomorrow morning. Maria is embarking for Honolulu in just a few minutes.
See also: embark, for

embark on something

1. . Lit. to begin a journey by boarding a ship, airplane, etc. They embarked on their journey from San Juan.
2. Fig. to begin a project; to begin any process. When will you embark on your new project?
See also: embark, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Since 2004, API has been in place and while the government website states staff currently have the power to carry out embarkation checks, it confirms these are airline or port employees - not trained immigration officers.
So, the pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir can opt for Delhi embarkation point," said Naqvi.
In the budget, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake proposed to increase the Embarkation tax which would be applied to both air and sea passengers.
A statement from Sagat said: "During the embarkation some passengers spread unpleasant messages from a microphone at a gate unguarded by Sagat staff.
It is truly amazing to manage and handle such a huge gathering of 136,020 pilgrims, 100,020 of them facilitated by the Indian Central Haj Committee, from 21 embarkation points to Saudi Arabia by 360 flights and making arrangement for their housing, transportation, food, medical and other necessities in a foreign country.
The officer called it scandalous that embarkation controls had not been reintroduced after being scrapped by Labour in 1998.
They prevent the agony consequent upon the jolts and jars of road and railway transport; they relieve the congestion on the roads and railways, and they greatly reduce the discomfort and suffering of the wounded by receiving them straight from the field hospital and conveying them to the port of embarkation."
The city was also the main embarkation point for refugees from Nazi-dominated Europe seeking desperately to secure passages to the Western Hemisphere.
The peoms follow the progress of a soldier from joining up, embarkation, going up the line and to the front.
Single occupancy is PS1,000pppw (down from PS1,313) or, for those wishing to make their own way to Sunvil's embarkation point on Lefkas, flight-exclusive weeks are from PS450pp.
Disembarkation and embarkation forms to be filled by those travelling in and out of India prior to immigration are set to become a lot simpler.
"Our crew conducted extensive cleaning on-board the ship and guests were kept up to date on these additional measures prior to embarkation and throughout their cruise.
The dry-cargo freighter Amurskaya, which was ferrying the ore for Russian gold mining company Polymetal International Plc, was on its way to Okhotsk from its point of embarkation, Kiran, when it sent a distress call before vanishing on Sunday near the Shartar Islands.
These include discounts, early booking offers, early embarkation and plenty more besides.
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