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ferry someone around

to transport people here and there in small groups. I really don't want to spend all my days ferrying children around. Why am I ferrying around a bunch of kids all day?
See also: around, 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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I hope that's the start of a push by the City Council to be more aggressive with its annexation policy,'' Ferry said.
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA), that ordered the new ferry due to a large increase in traffic in the area, is also looking forward to get the new ferry in operation.
There are 12 River Murray ferry crossings at 11 locations in South Australia and currently load restrictions are in place at Lyrup, Cadell, Mannum (upstream) and Tailem Bend.
The song became a hit in Britain and America and the ferry still draws tourists from across the world hoping to hear that famous song.
2 Ferry speedy: With check-in times from just 30 minutes, you can avoid long-winded security.
Ferry suggested that the only way for RFI to regain the confidence of city officials and win back their trust would be to bring new officials into manage the effort.
Slade's Ferry shareholders who do not properly deliver such documentation to Computershare Investor Services (at the address specified in the Election Form and Letter of Transmittal) prior to the election deadline will forfeit the right to select the form of consideration they would like to receive.
The ferry operator is required to have a Weather Preparedness Plan.
Lee said the EPA gave a subsidy of NT$100 million to Kaohsiung to build the electric ferries and the fast charging stations on the shore, adding that another electric ferry is scheduled to join the service at the end of this year.
4 Ferry civilised: If you haven't been on board for a while, you''re in for a pleasant surprise.
A lot of people used to avoid Masirah as there was no proper ferry service between the two places.
Nexus already owns a huge amount of old photographs of the iconic cross-Tyne ferry service from down the years, and many of these are already on display on the Ferry's Facebook site, www.
The company Nexus recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of operating the service although there have been actual ferry crossings on the Tyne recorded as far back as 1377.
November 11 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim said Friday that the hijacked fast ferry Kartepe's fuel oil was about to run out and that the ferry made a demand for fuel oil and food.