sail in

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2. To pass quickly and lightly through the air:
3. To move through the air with or as if with wings:
4. To proceed with ease, especially of expression:
phrasal verb
sail in
To start work on vigorously:
attack, go at, tackle, wade in (or into).
Idiom: hop to it.
phrasal verb
sail into
To set upon with violent force:

w>sail in

vi (inf: = enter argument) → sich einschalten
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SIX ships from four navies-including the Philippine Navy-which are participating in the Asean-Plus Defense Ministers' Meeting Maritime Security Field Training Exercise (ADMM-Plus MARSEC FTX) in Busan, South Korea have carried out a 'cooperative' sail in the South China Sea.