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ferry across

To carry someone or something across a body of water on a ferryboat. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ferry" and "across." No, it's fine—there are boats that can ferry us across the river.
See also: across, ferry

ferry someone or something across something

 and ferry someone or something across
to transport someone or something across a river on a ferryboat. Can we get someone to ferry us across the lake to the island? After they ferried across all the cars, they closed the ferryboat down for the night.
See also: across, ferry
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December 2, 1976 THE big news 42 years ago today was an impending rise in fares on trains, buses and ferries across Merseyside, with the price of a bus journey likely to rise by between 1p and 18p, while some train users faced a possible 12p increase.
It replaced earlier rowing boats and steam ferries across the river
The new line titled "Muscat-Shinas-Khasab", will provide a unique transport experience through the use of buses on land, and then move to the use of ferries across the sea.
Ferries across the Bosphorus Strait bisecting Europe's largest city were disrupted but the waterway, the only maritime outlet for Russian oil and other commodities from the Black Sea, remained open to shipping.
Veolia Transdev is part of Veolia Transport, which operates buses, trains and ferries across 27 countries.
A few international delegates made extraordinary efforts to attend last year, renting vans or hopping trains and ferries across the continent to reach Blighty.
The two Ulstermen avoided the hazard of the Icelandic volcanic ash by catching ferries across the Irish Sea and taking the long road to the Burma Road, Wentworth.
In future programmes he looks at old ferries across the Severn and Dee, and takes a trip on a ferry still going strong supplying Bardsey Island.
Bagley has assembled photographs of the ferries across the Straits of Mackinac, which divides the Michigan peninsulas.
Before the construction of Thomas Telford's suspension Bridge, the community of Menai Bridge was the landing place of the most important of the six ferries across the strait.
Stena Line offers a choice of nine ferries across five routes, including Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Rosslare to Fishguard, Belfast to Stranraer and Larne to Fleetwood.
Ferries across the Irish Sea also suffered, with the 9am Stena Line ferry from Rosslare unable to leave port.
Some ferries across the Bosphorus have been cancelled.