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Synonyms for overboard

go overboard

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throw something or someone overboard

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We shall not," said Joe, "even if we have to throw overboard our clothes to save the Victoria.
The stock of water for the cylinder was also thrown overboard and only a few pints were retained, but still all this was not enough.
D'you suppose I'd fall overboard into your dirty little boat for fun?
There's a heap as you can do, for Otto he went overboard on Le Have.
He ain't responsible fer the names he's give me, nor fer his other statements nor fer jumpin' overboard, which I'm abaout ha'af convinced he did.
The girl decided that she had but seen a bundle of refuse thrown overboard by one of the ship's crew, and a moment later sought her berth.
And now you want the bo's'n to jump him and throw him overboard.
Fling the girl overboard," cried Hook; and they made a rush at the figure in the cloak.
But Peter issued from the powder magazine with the shell in his hands, and calmly flung it overboard.
He catches at it, thinks he'll make sure of the contents of the pockets anyhow, in case he should be parted from it, bends right over the stern, and in one of these heavy squalls, or in the cross-swell of two steamers, or in not being quite prepared, or through all or most or some, gets a lurch, overbalances and goes head-foremost overboard.
It was only when Sir Joseph had reached his last sentence--intimating that the man overboard might turn out in course of time not to be a man of the pilot-boat's crew--it was only then that Turlington sat up in his chair, and showed signs of suddenly feeling a strong interest in the progress of the story.
The ship had been amply pro visioned for the passage, but, somehow or other, several barrels of meat were found spoiled on open ing, and had been thrown overboard soon after leaving home, as a sanitary measure.
The funnel had gone overboard in one of the heavy rolls; two of their three boats had disap peared, washed away in bad weather, and the davits swung to and fro, unsecured, with chafed rope's ends waggling to the roll.
Now, if he's so old as all those hoops of yours come to, and if he is going to live for ever, what good will it do to pitch him overboard --tell me that?
On the 17th, two seamen, faint and exhausted, were washed overboard.