empty into

phrasal verb

emptied into; emptying into; empties into
of a river, stream, etc.
: to flow into (something)
The river empties into the Indian Ocean.

Examples of empty into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The state agency forcing the city into action is the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, which has recently ramped up pressure on cities across the region to move encampments out of sensitive waterways that often empty into the ocean. Ethan Varian, The Mercury News, 2 Mar. 2024 Rounding it all out: lushly landscaped grounds hosting meandering pathways and an additional waterfall that empties into into a spa. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 7 Feb. 2024 But the most egregious violation occurred in Carson during a rainstorm in December 2021, when a mainline ruptured, sending raw sewage into a residential neighborhood, down storm drains and into the Dominguez Channel before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times, 7 Feb. 2024 Once completed, the Eel would be the longest free-flowing river in the state, flowing north through the Coast Ranges before emptying into the Pacific Ocean near the town of Fortuna. Adam Beam, Fortune, 31 Jan. 2024 Those who want more of a thrill can try out the four-story waterslide that empties into the ocean, go snorkeling or take one of the free bikes out for a ride. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 22 Jan. 2024 The drain empties into the Santa Ana River, which was moving fast as rains from the massive atmospheric river hanging over Southern California battered Anaheim, according to Sgt. Noah Goldberg, Los Angeles Times, 7 Feb. 2024 However, after business hours, a flexi-hose ruptured, allowing frigid water to empty into Obi’s enclosure for approximately five hours. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 31 Jan. 2024 The group tested water samples and found dangerous levels of E. coli, fecal coliform and other pollutants in Stevens Creek, Calabazas Creek, Sunnyvale East Channel and Guadalupe Slough, all of which empty into San Francisco Bay where people swim and boat. Paul Rogers, The Mercury News, 22 Jan. 2024

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“Empty into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empty%20into. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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