ferrying ferrying  /ˈfɛ ri ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) transport by boat or aircraft

Usage(s):

  1. They made a big step forward last May when they arrested two couriers who were ferrying 200 ill-concealed kilograms of cocaine in a flatbed truck outside Houston.
  2. Dangling a life preserver ring to them, the chopper began ferrying them to shore.
  3. While out on bail six weeks later, Newton inexplicably was caught ferrying another 175 lb.

News

  1. Study says 40 percent of designated drivers still drink

    Designated drivers volunteer to be the responsible ones for the night, dutifully sipping club soda for a few hours and then safely ferrying their silly, wasted friends back home from the bar. But a new study finds that about 40 percent of designated drivers drink
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

  2. Almost 40 percent of designated drivers drink

    Designated drivers volunteer to be the responsible ones for the night, dutifully sipping club soda for a few hours and then safely ferrying their silly, wasted friends back home from the bar.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  3. Buzzkill: Almost 40 percent of designated drivers drink

    Designated drivers volunteer to be the responsible ones for the night, dutifully sipping club soda for a few hours and then safely ferrying their silly, wasted friends back home from the bar. But a new study finds that about 40 percent of designated drivers drink – and almost 20 percent of all designated drivers drink enough to significantly impair their ability to drive.This news should be ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. Yadav, who is all set to present the interim Railway Budget in Parliament today, said: "We will give preference to those areas in which our Railways is lagging behind. In fact, there are around 11,000 trains in operation ferrying around one crore of...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "Ferrying the water using bowsers to schools, towns and other institutions is not the solution but it is an emergency measure to guarantee availability of water," said Ngilu.
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Charity Ngilu Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

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