Run-aground sentence example
Dredging machines are kept constantly at work, while steamers are stationed near the most dangerous sandbanks to assist vessels that run aground.
They gave us a wide berth, we were more worried they might run aground.
A boat with a keel that sits low in the water can smoothly sail through some bodies of water but will quickly run aground in others.
The ship was eventually discovered run aground at Diamond Shoals, North Carolina.Advertisement