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sail in

1. To enter or arrive in a boat, ship, or plane. The great cliffs of the island rose to greet us as we sailed in on our yacht. The plane sailed in just after midnight.
2. To enter or arrive in an abrupt and nonchalant manner. Five minutes after the meeting started, Janet sailed in as if nothing were amiss. I think a lot of people are worried that the new manager will just sail in and disrupt the entire way we do things.
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sail in (to something)

 
1. Lit. to travel into something or some place in a boat or ship. We sailed into the harbor nearly an hour late. We sailed in at noon.
2. Fig. to move or proceed into something or some place gracefully or without resistance. She sailed into the room wearing a flowing gown. Three young maidens sailed into the room before the door closed.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 23 (ANI): Golden Globe Race (GGR) skipper and Indian Naval officer, Commander Abhilash Tomy KC, who suffered a back injury at the sea after the yacht he was sailing in got dismasted, is being brought back.
"The warships will be sailing in the coming days to the Gulf, which is home to millions in the Indian diaspora."
Pakistani ships sailing in the high seas would no longer be greeted with a pleasantry like " good morning" by Indian patrols as they can pose a jehadi threat in wake of recent al- Qaeda attempt to hijack frigate PNS Zulfiqar earlier this year.
registered, and would be sailing in international waters, and not the Israeli
Earlier in the day, the Indian Navy had informed that Commander Abhilash Tomy KC, who suffered a back injury at the sea after the yacht he was sailing in got dismasted, is in communication with the Race Control at France through messages, which is relaying messages to JRCC Australia.