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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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Fishermen carried us children one by one across the waters, into the casco that was to ferry us across the lake to Binan which was already liberated, bakwet again in some generous stranger's big house.
At the end of our visit Tom[sz]s offered to ferry us across the Douro to save our driver a long drive to the nearest bridge.
We jump on the bus which will ferry us across to the aircraft.
So, finally, we packed up our scopes and began the long, soggy slosh back toward camp and the boat that would ferry us across the small, unnamed lake.