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The only way to get there was by boat.
a pleasure boat
a boat trip on the river
We're all in the same boat, so let's not criticize each other.
They really pushed the boat out for her twenty-first birthday.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of boat from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.