ferry

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noun
ADJECTIVE
car, passenger
cross-Channel (BrE)
VERB + FERRY
get, ride (AmE), take, use
wait for
catch
board
drive off, get off
operate
FERRY + VERB
carry sb, take sb

a ferry carrying more than a thousand people

arrive, come in (esp. BrE), dock

We watched the ferry dock.

depart, go, leave, sail (BrE)

The ferry departs at 8 p.m.

The last ferry sails at 4 p.m.

cross sth

the ferries that cross the Mekong River

run

Ferries run every hour or so.

FERRY + NOUN
crossing, journey (BrE), ride, trip
route
boat
passenger
pilot (AmE)
dock, port, terminal
line, operator, service
PREPOSITION
aboard a/the ferry, on a/the ferry, on board a/the ferry

the people on the ferry

by ferry

We went by night ferry.

ferry across, ferry over

We caught the ferry across the river.

ferry between

the ferry between Cape Cod and the islands

ferry for (esp. BrE), ferry to

We caught the ferry to Fire Island.

the ferry for Italy

ferry from

the ferry from Toronto to Rochester

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verb
Ferry is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑boat, ↑helicopter

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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