Examples of overboard in a Sentence
He threw the fish overboard.
The boy fell overboard and almost drowned.
One of the sailors fell into the water, and someone shouted “Man overboard!”.
Recent Examples of overboard from the Web
Instead, going overboard on caffeine in an attempt to sober up can actually lead to those previously mentioned ill effects, like shakiness, heightened anxiety, and a racing heartbeat.
For those who want to extend their wedding wardrobe without going completely overboard on the clothing budget (but still spoil themselves a little), here are 11 looks to wear to everything ahead of the main event.
Sloppy kisses are a huge turnoff, so don’t go overboard with the tongue, especially at first.
The Coast Guard is on the search for a man who reportedly fell overboard from a Carnival Cruise Line ship that sailed out of Tampa.
Shocking new details have emerged concerning the woman who went overboard from a P&O cruise liner off the coast of New Caledonia on Thursday.
John Fisher, a native of Britain who lived in Adelaide, Australia, went overboard from Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag’s 65-foot sloop in rough conditions Monday.
The world's oldest known message in a bottle has been found on a west Australia beach 132 years after it was tossed overboard from the German sailing barque Paula, ABC reports.
The maritime officials handled the imaginary rescue of a merchant seaman who fell overboard from a cargo ship deck off the north Australian coast near the city of Darwin.
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OVERBOARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overboard for English Language Learners
: over the side of a ship into the water
OVERBOARD Defined for Kids
Definition of overboard for Students
- Don't fall overboard!
- He went overboard with this party.
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