ferry across

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
References in classic literature ?
The Wey has a treble mouth, and at this point boats are to be hired, and there was a ferry across the river.
Food was begged from the locals with gardens and allotments and I personally remember making the leftovers of a businessman's breakfast on the ferry across into a wonderful bacon sandwich that tasted like heaven.
Contract notice: operation of ferry across the river elbe in nymburk
Raouf told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that the high number of bodies recovered last week, came after the work of teams of Turkish divers accompanied by divers from the Kurdistan region, Basra and Baghdad, in cooperation with civil defense teams." He added that the high level of water due to torrential rains and floods, hinder the search and the removal of the bodies of the ferry across the Tigris River." / End
A NEW captain is sought to take the helm of the Sandy Lane passenger ferry across the River Dee in Chester.
Detectives believe Foran, who has family links to Co Waterford, may have travelled to Liverpool to try and catch a ferry across the Irish Sea.
SIXTIES pop icon Gerry Marsden, famous for hit Ferry Across the Mersey, is hanging up his guitar after almost 60 years of touring.
With hits including Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Born Again, Harvest for the World as well as Ferry Across The Mersey , The Christians are also celebrating 31 years since they released their first self-titled album.
Visit cugogranmalta.com Ferry across Mersey Get aboard The new Liverpool River Explorer Cruise on Mersey Ferries (mersey ferries.co.uk) to view the city in an hour.
Locals were promised the operation of a ferry across the Gabikovo dam but this project, largely dependent on the weather, has had repeated technical difficulties.
Yesterday THE youth of today listen to "rap" and "dub" But I remember the Fab Four at the Cavern Club And Cilla Black, beautiful voice and twinkly eyes On the telly presenting Blind Date and Surprise And Gerry and the Pacemakers, Ferry Across the Mersey The only Pacemaker now is the one I wear underneath my jersey I miss The Searchers singing Sweets for my Sweet And the Swinging Blue Jeans, now they were a treat Things were much simpler in the swinging sixties But now it's all "sex sells" and junkies getting their fixes How I yearn for these days of yesteryear But they are gone forever, that much is clear Soon I'll also be gone, that much is true But remember this, Liverpool I'll always love you!
There is work that needs to be done still" Detective Chief Superintendent Mick Duthie on the hunt for Madeline McCann, above, a British three-year-old who disappeared while on holiday in Portugal "To me it's totally magic to be on a ferry across the Mersey, and be given the awesome responsibility of steering it for nearly five minutes - under very strict instructions from the captain and the entire crew as to what direction to steer it, otherwise there would have been a very unnecessary interaction with the Isle of Man ferry, which would have been disappointing for all of us" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on taking the helm of the Mersey ferry
You can still catch a ferry across the Mersey and you can savour the sights from 60 metres up thanks to the new Wheel of Liverpool.
A tug began towing the fire-ravaged ferry across wind-whipped seas to Italy on Thursday afternoon.
Approximate number of cranks required to propel the historic hand-powered Saugatuck Chain Ferry across the Kalamazoo River