swim toward (someone or something)

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swim toward (someone or something)

To move toward someone or something by swimming. We began swimming toward shore when we saw the dark storm clouds gathering on the horizon. That's it, sweetie! Keep kicking you legs and paddling with your arms as you swim toward me.
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swim toward someone or something

to swim in the direction of someone or something. Jeff swam toward the drowning man and helped him. I swam toward the boat.
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Fishing a weedline, for example, you could tweak the bait so that it swims toward or even along the weedline, without having to move the boat.
In a culture, when a bacterium uses up the dissolved oxygen nearby, it swims toward the oxygen-rich surface.
SOME FIN'S UP Friends snap shark as it swims towards John
her mother calls, and she swims towards land, miraculously changing from a mermaid to a little girl.
Instead she swims towards the horizon and with every stroke the ocean floor sinks further and further.
Sam the seal swims towards the boat before getting his mackerel from John (right) Pictures: RICHARD WILLIAMS
The virtual-reality child, made from ultrasound scans of his own three-year-old son before he was born, swims towards the viewer when a screen is touched and follows the movements of the hand.