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run aground

  • v  bring to the ground
  • v  hit or reach the ground
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  • The following report was received from United States Coast Guard Station Noyo.
    - May 18,11:58 a.m., Coast Guard Station Noyo received a radio call from a recreation vessel, an 18-foot skiff with two people on board, who had lost steering and run aground on the north jetty at the entrance to the Noyo River.
    June 13, 2013 - Mendocino Beacon
  • Immigration bill
    The U.S. Senate is due to take up the long-overdue comprehensive reform of the nation’s antiquated and counterproductive immigration system. It is crucial, for reasons political, economic and, most of all, humanitarian, that this reform package move forward with all deliberate speed and not be allowed to run aground on any of a multiplicity of troublesome details.
    June 8, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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