ferry around

ferry (someone) around

To drive people from place to place. Now that I have my license, my parents always want me to ferry my siblings around—it's so annoying.
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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
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On an average, there are 10 trips (one side) being made at the points daily where the buses will be deployed and ferry around 4.7 lakh passengers on monthly basis, the release said.
Fromhuge pigs in blanketstoChristmas sandwichesand evensalted caramel mince pies,there's more Christmas food out there right now than time we have to ferry around the shops and buy them all.
The five planes being developed will be used to ferry around parts for building Airbus's other range of planes at its production sites across Europe.
Glasgow City Council were slammed over their decision to accept the luxury motor to ferry around their VIP guests.
Garcia said that from an hour and a half, the bus service was able to ferry around 200 passengers to MRT 3 Ayala station from North Avenue station in around 50 minutes.
Speculation soared after helicopters, blacked-out cars and SUVs were spotted yesterday, reportedly brought in to ferry around guests that had arrived to attend the bash - billed to be the wedding of the year.
But it hasn't gone down well with bikers, who say the economy would grind to a halt if Hanoians were denied a mode of transport they've grown up with and use to ferry around anything from beer crates and cooking gas tanks to rice sacks and small families.
It was used to ferry around Eric and his wife Joan - and was even driven by the 70s superstar.
Vince Alm, of the Cardiff City Supporters' Club, said around 50 buses were likely to ferry around Bluebirds 2,500 fans to the Highbury game.
The Ola boats will easily ferry around Nine people and will also provide free water and food to rescued individuals.
The captain of the ferry, Andreas Kristensen, then started the process of turning the ferry around and an RAF rescue crew was scrambled from its base at Leconfield.
The captain of the ferry, Andreas Kristensen, then started the major process of turning the ferry around and an RAF rescue crew was scrambled from its base at Leconfield.
TABLE 1: Record of a collision between a whale and a fast ferry around Korean waters.
The cars have also been hired to ferry around the glamorous girls who are all vying for the title of Miss Blackpool - and the affections of the town's eligible bachelors.
I try to use the car as little as possible, but when you have a family to ferry around, some trips you can't avoid.