out to sea

idiom

: toward or into a part of the ocean that is far away from land
The boat headed out to sea.
He fell overboard and was swept out to sea.

Examples of out to sea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rainwater, 65 kilometers (40 miles) out to sea—under the seafloor? Rob L. Evans, Scientific American, 15 June 2023 At this point the protective fog was gone, as if the roof had come off the barracks and the blades of a falling helicopter had blown it out to sea. Jay Kirk, New York Times, 20 Apr. 2023 Francois was repairing his boat off the island of Saint Martin in December when his boat was pulled out to sea. Zoe Sottile, CNN, 4 Mar. 2023 Due to the security risk, officials decided to build a bunker on nearby Nantucket, an island 30 miles out to sea. Jenn Morson, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Feb. 2023 See all Example Sentences for out to sea 

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“Out to sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20to%20sea. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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