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    ocean-bound

    Everywhere she looked it seemed the turnfins were about, swooping and squawking—like the holograms she’d seen of crying gulls as they followed ocean-bound ships.

    what is the meaning of "ocean-bound"?

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    Re: ocean-bound

    Quote Originally Posted by ovvpapatya View Post
    Everywhere she looked it seemed the turnfins were about, swooping and squawking—like the holograms she’d seen of crying gulls as they followed ocean-bound ships.

    what is the meaning of "ocean-bound"?
    Ships heading towards the ocean are ocean-bound.

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    Re: ocean-bound

    Quote Originally Posted by ovvpapatya View Post
    Everywhere she looked it seemed the turnfins were about, swooping and squawking—like the holograms she’d seen of crying gulls as they followed ocean-bound ships.

    what is the meaning of "ocean-bound"?

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) In English, if you put -bound after a noun, it means that something

    is headed for that noun.

    (a) For example, most secondary school graduates in the

    United States are college-bound. (= they are going to college

    after they graduate.)

    (b) People who do not get a good education are failure-bound in

    today's world. ( = they are not going to have a good life, for they

    will not be able to get a good job. Of course, there are

    always exceptions. Some people have rich or influential parents,

    so their parents will take care of them. But ordinary people

    really need to know something. Then they will be success-bound

    people.)


    Respectfully yours,


    James

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    Re: ocean-bound

    thank you very much

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