sail for (some place)

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sail for (some place)

To travel by boat or ship to some location. We're flying to Athens, then we sail for the island of Naxos the very next morning. I knew she would be sailing for America soon, so I didn't want to start any sort of romantic engagement with her that had no chance of lasting.
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sail for some place

to depart in a boat or ship for some place. This ship sails for Bridgetown, Barbados, at noon today. We will sail for home early in the morning.
See also: for, place, sail
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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