Meaning of LAND in English

LAND

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a distant land literary (= a country that is a long way away )

He fled to a distant land.

a far-off land/country/place etc

visitors from a far-off land

far-off galaxies

a land of opportunity (= a country where people have a lot of good opportunities )

America was then seen as a land of opportunity.

a plane lands (= moves safely down onto the ground )

Because of the fog, our plane had to land at Luton.

by air/sea/land/road/rail etc

All supplies are transported by air.

catch/land a fish

Pete caught a really big fish.

common land

crash landing

He was forced to make a crash-landing in the desert.

desert country/land

Large parts of Oman are desert country.

dry land (= not the sea )

It was good to get off the ship onto dry land again.

dry land

After three weeks at sea we were glad to be back on dry land again.

forbidding place/land/landscape etc

We sailed past the island’s rather dark and forbidding cliffs.

forced landing

The plane had to make a forced landing in a field.

Holy Land, the

irrigated land/farms/crops

land a job (= get a job, especially unexpectedly )

My husband finally landed a job in marketing.

land a part (= be given a part )

He landed a part in a cop show.

land a plane (= bring it safely down onto the ground )

The pilot managed to land the plane safely on the beach.

land a punch (= manage to hit someone )

Then I began to land some good punches.

land a role (= be given a role )

In 1982 he landed a role in the musical 'Destry Rides Again'.

land agent

land bridge

Thousands of years ago, people crossed the land bridge between Asia and North America.

land grab

Officials denounced the settlers’ land grab .

land office

land reform

land registry

land use

Our department is responsible for establishing the guidelines for land use in the county.

landed aristocracy (= who own a lot of land )

the landed aristocracy

landed gentry (= gentry who own land )

a member of the landed gentry

land/get yourself in hot water

She got herself in hot water with the authorities.

landing craft

landing gear

landing net

landing stage

landing strip

land/property/currency etc holding

companies with large property holdings

launch/landing/helicopter pad

The hospital has built a helicopter pad.

live off the land (= live by growing or finding their own food )

Most people in the countryside live off the land .

never-never land

Promised Land, the

property/land values

Property values have fallen sharply.

sighted land

The sailors gave a shout of joy when they sighted land .

snow/land/slum etc clearance

flooding caused by forest clearance

soft landing

Hopes for a soft landing have faded.

the landowning/landed class (= the people who own land )

This imposition of taxes angered the landed classes.

till the soil/land/fields etc

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

agricultural

It is now a thriving township of 12,000 people in the heart of the country's best agricultural land .

With less and less agricultural land to divide among heirs, the economics of having large families has been altered.

It is high country, with some moderately good agricultural land and substantial deposits of lignite and nonferrous metals.

The stored water could then be used to irrigate adjacent agricultural land , and hydropower revenues would cover the inevitable losses.

In the twentieth century, three main changes have occurred in this ownership of agricultural land .

There are also farmers with agricultural land .

The Victorian/Tudor style mansion is set in eight acres of mixed agricultural land , woodland and gardens.

She could smell the chemical effluent off the agricultural land: she couldn't remember having noticed that stench before.

arable

The path turned inland and met the road to Sandweg which cut through arable land , punctuated by low, brooding barns.

But cold weather and a scarcity of food on arable land usually brings numbers down with the onset of winter.

Enclosure Only half the arable land was still open fields in 1700.

Moreover, the arable land is more suited to collective as opposed to subsistence farming.

Conflicting views' Of course arable land in some places is going out of cultivation because of erosion and other destructive forces.

Both meadow and arable land was allocated in this way.

Wood Walton stands an oasis, surrounded by sunken arable land .

This use of a pole to measure arable land is very ancient.

derelict

The size of the place is breathtaking. Derelict land is occupied by a structure anyone may wonder at.

Where possible we use derelict land first - for instance this estate here was built on the site of a factory.

Looks at patterns of development, the approach of house builders to derelict land , and brownfield risk analysis.

The new facilities will be sited in a former rundown building in Main Street and on adjoining derelict land .

But one has to be careful, a piece of derelict land can be like a magnet in attracting further dereliction.

Maybe if they had we would have transformed a piece of derelict land .

They involve a variety of practical conservation activities - energy-saving, waste recycling and the greening of derelict land .

dry

On dry land the nearest equivalents of the filter-feeders are the grazers.

Stretches and deep body work rarely achieved on dry land can be performed in the water.

The horses heaved out of the water and stood, blowing and dripping, on a ridge of dry land .

The swelling on the horizon now seemed like dry land in the middle of an undulating ocean of light.

She was looking forward to standing on dry land once more.

He was treading on dry land .

Our group learned the basics on a dry land simulator - a Topper without the sail.

foreign

However, he may receive some additional benefits which recognise the fact that he is working in a foreign land .

In a foreign land , one sees everything from an angle.

We all had an extra cup of coffee to celebrate meeting in a foreign land .

Serving a company in a foreign land , for example, is no longer either a privilege or a hardship.

The first proposed rebuilding the Foreign Office on land only owned by the Crown at that date.

Metaphor is no mere tourist in a foreign land , it is a bootlegger.

These days Valdez is taking political science classes at Pima Community College and planning to study in a foreign land .

native

I should prefer to watch him in the primeval forests of his native land , wielding an axe against some giant tree.

Years later, Bishop Gregory returned to his native land .

Never see my native land again, mountains, moorlands and glens, apart from brief holiday excursions?

Then, as now, my native land was at a crossroads.

Then it had been filled again, but this time there were no soft fruits from her native land .

According to Tom, Lee brought the salad from his native land .

When he asked her why, she shyly confessed that she was pining for the snows of her native land .

Not because she had lost in her native land .

private

Other companies in sectors such as oil and communications must also have way-leaves for work they want to carry out on private land .

Even Aristotle complained that communal property always looked worse than private lands .

None of this applies to private land , because anyone is free to seek permission from any landowner.

The medicine wheel is on private land , and a trail used by ranch vehicles has scattered those rocks.

Then again, the pillbox was on private land so maybe that hadn't been a problem.

There is no large-scale effort to stamp out the fires because, in most cases, they are burning on private land .

As the spring is on private land he had to obtain the permission of the owner, but this was readily given.

public

All public lands and forests are shut to recreation use-they're not letting people through.

Norton is very much of the extraction-over-conservation school when it comes to public lands .

Aristotle noted a distinction between income from the public land and that from the citizens' private estates.

Restraint by those using public lands is absolutely necessary.

Nor is conservation land the only public land eligible for restitution.

Fife Symington, most public lands in Arizona are under strict fire restrictions.

They also sold infrastructure and public sector housing land to the councils at historic cost plus interest rather than developed land value.

The bill would pose too much danger to national forests and other public lands , she said.

vacant

The ranch remains the largest vacant swath of land in Santee.

Much more interesting are the larger complexes which occupy the vacant land immediately behind the main frontages.

The city is in the final stages of annexing a 28-mile swath of vacant land south of town.

Public- and private-sector users were both reluctant to put vacant land on the market.

In many cities, most vacant land was not owned by local government but by the private sector and statutory authorities.

Kenski points to Prop 105, a referendum which exempted vacant land owned by cemeteries from taxation.

waste

In 1875 and 1876 the Corporation purchased 3,000 acres of the open waste lands of the forest manors.

The wound would immediately heal, the waste land become green, and the saving hero himself be installed as king.

Punctured plastic bags blow across the adjacent plots of waste land .

He promised to plant grasses on waste land .

This place used to be what you could call a natural piece of waste land .

Domesday Book makes it clear that large areas were wooded and that waste and underused land was widespread in 1086.

Caravans stand on muddy plots of waste land .

The market stretched across waste land scribbled out by tracks of vehicles.

■ NOUN

area

It also plans to increase the land area 15% through reclamation projects.

Combined, they have about one-third the population of the United States on about two-fifths the land area .

The National Trust owns a considerable land area , much of it of importance for nature conservation.

A very small land area is included in this zone.

Please have some pity on the area , which is the arid land area of the country.

However, the field patterns over the land area in the upper left of the image are blurred by the smoothing operation.

reform

Some land reforms have embraced soil conservation as a sine qua non of long term productivity gains by land reform beneficiaries.

The Communists have never published an official count of those killed in the land reform , but thousands died.

If we are to do better than just preserving a few isolated museum forests, then major land reform is essential.

There was talk of land reform and demonstrations by peasants.

The agreement bound the country to a programme of land reform whose implementation would have cost billions of dollars.

Settlement and land reform schemes have to be administered in the interest of capitalist agriculture.

Overall the patterns established by the 1946 land reform have been remarkably enduring.

Genuine land reform is not about breaking up highly productive commercial farms into little plots for subsistence farmers.

use

Rather, it sees development proceeding within a tightly controlled land use strategy.

Finally, local government is responsible for some types of regulation, for example land use or zoning laws.

The nub of the technical job to be done was the control of land use .

It is the only institute in Britain with a specific remit to undertake research on land use .

Milk and meat are both produced economically, and the breed's smallness enables tight stocking for more efficient land use .

In 1999 the mining industry withdrew in frustration from several key land use planning tables.

One barrier to the regulation of rural land use change is the absence of planning controls over farming and forestry.

The declines of both networks coincided with extensive changes in land use in their areas of operation.

■ VERB

buy

Maybe the money he earns abroad will enable him to buy more land .

The cash will be used to fund a major investment programme, including buying new housing land and expanding its quarrying business.

Scottsdale voters took the most decisive action last May, approving a sales-tax increase to buy land in the McDowell Mountains.

A private citizen, secretly acting for the clergy, had pretended he was buying the land for non-religious purposes.

The peopIe who bought the land some years ago tore down every-thing.

So he bought the land around the factory, and the village now covers one thousand acres.

I have bought the land your house is built on.

farm

For a start, subsidies themselves encourage over-intensive farming by making it economic to farm marginal land .

The last vestiges of serfdom had disappeared in the sixteenth century, and the peasants farmed the land as leaseholders or sharecroppers.

But at least it pays no rent and in practice it is secure so long as it farms the land and avoids bankruptcy.

But the woods were saved, thanks to the difficulties of farming on land that is a dumping ground of glacial fill.

We often say that intensive farming ruins the land , but in my view any form of farming does so.

Thousands of tenant farmers who have traditionally farmed the land , have already been displaced.

hold

However, its benefits were confined to those already holding land , and it did nothing to relieve the problem of landlessness.

S., most timber is grown on privately held land and is sold at auction.

The leaders accepted baptism for themselves and their people, and promised to hold their lands as vassals of the Frankish king.

He would exact a monthly fee from each vendor, though the markets were held on city land .

To be eligible, a corporation or individual will have to have held the land for at least five years.

For nearly a week the fist of the frost has held tight to the land .

own

The National Trust owns a considerable land area, much of it of importance for nature conservation.

They decided we owned more land than we needed, and they figured out a way to get it.

In fact, it was the ogre who owned the land that the king had just driven through.

The king, after all, owned the land , the people, every animal and everything that grew.

Petersburg owns the land , which has been an active cattle ranch for years.

The king also in theory owned all the land .

Architect Simon said the city owned the land up to 10 inches from the theater.

sell

If you have planning permission it's a hell of a lot easier to sell land .

They began to sell their land and, in a final bid to avoid starvation, started to flock to Calcutta.

Using the techniques of forum theatre, the class try to persuade the old man to sell his house and land .

In addition, the bill authorizes the General Services Administration to sell federal land in Florida that is considered surplus.

Farmers are looking for free drainage schemes and for ways of selling their land to us.

Or maybe just sell the land for condos.

Small peasant farmers, who own their own plots have often been compelled to sell land through poverty and debts.

In the meantime he can only sell his land subject to the conditions of the option agreement.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a power in the land

Even so, it had to grow, to strengthen itself and impose itself as a power in the land.

These courts had existed for centuries already, ever since the medieval Templars had been a power in the land.

fall/land on your feet

After some ups and downs, young Mr Davison has landed on his feet .

Even in an industry that shrinks faster than microwave bacon, the good people landed on their feet .

Forgive the cliché, but for once I have fallen on my feet .

He pushed the floor, and flipped over in the air, landing on his feet .

However he landed on his feet .

Jonathon is a trained musician filling in as a cleaner between jobs and he fell on his feet at the Oxford Playhouse.

This is a company that tends to land on its feet .

in La-la Land

landed gentry/family/nobility

But it certainly suited the dominant landed gentry to interpret him in that way.

For the landed nobility, the impact of Emancipation was deeply disturbing.

It was built originally by one of the old wool merchants, who wanted to establish his family as landed gentry.

Redmond is Harry Trench, a new doctor and youngest son of landed gentry with a small investment income.

The landed gentry planted for their grandchildren avenues of hardwood that they themselves would never see.

The landed nobility provided tsarism with a perilously narrow social base.

The King appointed them to high offices of state, which the aristocracy and landed gentry considered to be their prerogative.

The main burden borne by the peasantry remained that of the State and the landed nobility.

live off the fat of the land

spread of land/water

Spooked planes buzzed the limo roof at the black spread of water near La Guardia.

spy out the land

Certainly he would have gone down there alone to spy out the land and check on his property.

She enticed into her house the party Odysseus dispatched to spy out the land, and there she changed them into swine.

the lay of the land

He's got to get the lay of the land before he makes any decisions.

A lot of people, especially those new to the city, have no concept of the lay of the land.

the length and breadth of the area/country/land etc

But the Jaipur is hoping that eventually passengers will be eating their food the length and breadth of the country.

They dogged him the length and breadth of the country, wherever the small troupe of players appeared.

the lie of the land

virgin land/forest/soil/snow etc

After an initial few hundred feet across virgin land the railway will join the old trackbed of the long-disused Newbury Railway.

Another road runs south, through the oilfields, and is constantly being extended into virgin forest.

Cloud shadows scudded across immeasurable stands of virgin forests.

In low range, it walks with authority across a field covered by a couple of feet of packed virgin snow.

In response to the beard-shaving incident the Dwarfs chopped down entire virgin forests to spite the Elves.

Some scientists believe that it can take up to a thousand years for virgin forest to be truly established.

The trees here were all larger and growing much more vigorously than in the virgin forest above.

Within an hour, Bucharest is buried under a blanket of virgin snow.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A mall is being built on the land near the lake.

Captain Edwards brought the plane in for a perfect landing.

Each family was given a small piece of land where they could grow food for themselves.

Get off my land !

high land prices

His travels in foreign lands provided him with the inspiration for many of his poems and songs.

It was our dream to have our own land to raise cattle on.

Our story takes place in a far-off land , long, long ago.

Reptiles reproduce by laying eggs on land or giving birth to live young.

Some repairs to the boat will have to wait until we're back on dry land .

Their journey took them to many foreign lands.

They had defeated the enemy on land and at sea.

They moved to the country and bought some land .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Public- and private-sector users were both reluctant to put vacant land on the market.

There were extremists who said that Britain could be driven from the land .

This world is just about empty and the unoccupied land is probably fertile.

Though we looked around for other pieces of land , my enthusiasm for the project had disappeared.

Until recently, crown land was leased to farmers on condition that they cleared a certain amount each year.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

heavily

The stone swung up and landed heavily on the floor.

He landed heavily on gravel by the track.

Consequently, you fall over or jack-knife forwards the first time you land heavily .

Pain flared in his thigh wound as he landed heavily on his injured leg.

Tony jumped from high up, landed heavily and pulled a face.

He fell, landing heavily on his butt, then flattening out on to his back.

Being a large woman, she'd landed heavily , badly hurting her left hip, her right knee and ankle.

He crashed into a table, somersaulted over it and landed heavily on the carpet.

safely

As his aircraft reached Kabul on May 30 it was hit by a rocket, but landed safely .

Then giving a great spring, he shot through the air and landed safely on the other side.

But I will not look up from the tray until I have it safely landed on the white plastic table.

He enjoyed the dance, and, returning with his Confederate escort, was safely landed in his own lines before daylight.

Take care when you throw the opponent and always allow them to land safely .

Boardman landed safely , but after refuelling, took-off and lost control, and was killed when the aircraft flipped over.

For the police squad it was a new experience, but they had seen how it was done and all landed safely .

By clinging to a bannister he miraculously managed to land safely .

■ NOUN

aircraft

The relief commission has one aircraft that can land there, a Twin Otter.

The aircraft landed at Cannon International Airport and were taxied down city streets to the auction site.

As the aircraft landed and the pressmen poured out, they were met by a hoard of local photographers.

On the airfields of Rio de Janeiro an aircraft lands or takes off every minute.

The aircraft swooped in to land , almost touching the little buildings of Kowloon.

The carrier's flight deck is too short for its aircraft to land on and putting it right will cost around £50m.

airport

We have to land at another airport before we finish our journey.

The aircraft landed at Cannon International Airport and were taxied down city streets to the auction site.

Not only did Bushika become lost, he flew completely off the official map to land at Budapest international airport .

base

One possibility was to force it to land at an army base remote to Teheran.

blow

Had it landed , the blow would have crushed the cartilage and killed him instantly.

The darker boy rallied and eventually landed more and heavier blows .

The official unions will have to compete directly with Solidarity for members, so they want to land the first blows .

Sharpe hacked again, this time landing a blow on the back of the helmet.

This time, he hardly landed a blow as the majestic Christie cruised home.

contract

When the Tories crested to power in 1710, Barber landed some lucrative contracts .

Didn't we land a big contract in Bruges?

He had landed a contract as pleased as Punch, and I made a feast for his friends.

She landed at least two substantial contracts to supply stockings to the parliamentary army in Ireland.

Marketing Exports has already landed contracts with a number of local companies in the horticultural sector.

But a cautious McHale yesterday refused to be drawn on Ford's chances of landing a contract for next season.

island

He had landed on the island before and killed penguins, quails, ducks, etc.

Prospero and Miranda had landed on the island , where they had been living for the last twelve years.

Penry was unlikely to look kindly on some one who landed on his island uninvited twice in a row.

In 1521 they landed on the vast island of Sumatra.

This however, was the only unscheduled interruption, and twenty-three of the twenty-four Hurricanes landed safely on the island .

A lord of the court provisioned the boat, and so they survived until they landed on a deserted island .

job

Those who can also show some engineering or other relevant qualifications are, of course, more likely to land a job .

She has tried to land an office job , but no one will hire her, she said.

If you let him send his resume on a pizza box, he will land a job .

In a year's time or less she would land herself a good job , and a place to live.

True as that might be, the process of landing a job with the firm had been suspiciously pleasant.

Dad Ron had by now qualified as an accountant and he eventually landed a job with the local council.

Several students who started in January acquired enough skills to land summer jobs , Frezzo said.

moon

It wasn't long before they landed on the Moon .

Man first landed on the moon on Saturday.

She had walked into that café like some one landing on the moon , her eyes wide with wonder and alarm.

A given rocket booster could actually land more mass on these bodies than it could land on the Moon !

penalty

Both missed with other attempts before Stephens made amends in the second half, landing another three penalties and kicking three conversions.

Andrew Ker landed two penalties for Watsonians, who were missing a few regulars.

The Lions were thankful that Hastings landed his fourth penalty .

Hastings landed three 50-yards plus penalties down wind and a shorter penalty while the Lions forwards created two close-range tries.

Both Barnes and Gavin Hastings landed one penalty and one conversion.

In the end Kevin Phillips, their captain, called on Thorburn and he landed a penalty in first-half injury time.

Craggs added an excellent conversion, then landed his third penalty .

plane

In the event, the plane was forced to land midway between the two cities anyway.

His plane landed within minutes of a plane carrying Castro.

Although parts were scattered over the surrounding fields, the main body of the plane had landed in one piece.

To add to their misery, the flight was delayed when the plane had to land at Belfast because of bad weather.

Meanwhile the supply planes kept landing , and the guides kept preparing.

punch

You landed a bloody good punch .

Against Ruddock, a marginal fighter others have put away easily, Tyson never landed the big punch .

He shot out his right arm and landed a punch on Lorrimer's nose.

Tyson landed one punch after the other until a perfect right uppercut almost sent Bruno out of the ring.

In the second round Trentham began to land the odd punch , but never hard enough to allow Tommy to go down.

And while Ruelas' outstanding defensive instincts were evident, Herrera landed good punches throughout.

The first tried to land a punch , but he missed.

Then I began to land some good punches .

role

Before landing his role in the super-soap series, Nader was a model who made it into movies.

The producer never laughed - perhaps he knew all the jokes - but Crawford landed the role of Junior Sailen.

He studied art in Paris and Florence, then landed a Broadway role .

trouble

There was no harm in that but it landed him in trouble every time.

Might we not show these photographs to the government and land the people in trouble ?

Which is just as well because some of them have played just a little bit too hard, landing themselves in serious trouble .

He was irascible, hard-cussing, for ever landing in trouble .

Jones landed in trouble over his commentary on a football video glorifying violence.

But that would land Dolly in trouble .

Modern-day racers are under the public spotlight and any slip-up can land them in serious trouble .

It doesn't have to land you in trouble .

water

Illegal testing can land employers in hot water to the tune of $ 10, 000 per violation.

McIntyre landed in hot water for an alleged V-sign to the fans after last week's disappointing home draw with Athlone Town.

There was a plop as it landed in the water , then it thrashed around wildly for a few seconds before settling down.

As it landed in the water the Jet Ranger immediately rolled to port.

It landed in the water just in front of where the boy was standing.

Down swooped the privet bird, landing gracefully on the water with hardly a splash.

■ VERB

try

With the reef below, and a boat nearby to give them assistance they decided to try and land .

In October 1994, Hultgreen was killed while trying to land on the Lincoln.

The injured man appeared to lose control of his chute as he tried to land .

She has tried to land an office job, but no one will hire her, she said.

The plane was completely destroyed when it hit a mountain in bad weather as it was trying to land .

One chopper tried to land , but the guys shot at him.

Certainly Ferguson has not given up the ghost of trying to land the Championship.

The realities of flying kicked in when Amelia tried to land the Avian at Rodgers field outside Pittsburgh.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a power in the land

Even so, it had to grow, to strengthen itself and impose itself as a power in the land.

These courts had existed for centuries already, ever since the medieval Templars had been a power in the land.

fall/land on your feet

After some ups and downs, young Mr Davison has landed on his feet .

Even in an industry that shrinks faster than microwave bacon, the good people landed on their feet .

Forgive the cliché, but for once I have fallen on my feet .

He pushed the floor, and flipped over in the air, landing on his feet .

However he landed on his feet .

Jonathon is a trained musician filling in as a cleaner between jobs and he fell on his feet at the Oxford Playhouse.

This is a company that tends to land on its feet .

in La-la Land

landed gentry/family/nobility

But it certainly suited the dominant landed gentry to interpret him in that way.

For the landed nobility, the impact of Emancipation was deeply disturbing.

It was built originally by one of the old wool merchants, who wanted to establish his family as landed gentry.

Redmond is Harry Trench, a new doctor and youngest son of landed gentry with a small investment income.

The landed gentry planted for their grandchildren avenues of hardwood that they themselves would never see.

The landed nobility provided tsarism with a perilously narrow social base.

The King appointed them to high offices of state, which the aristocracy and landed gentry considered to be their prerogative.

The main burden borne by the peasantry remained that of the State and the landed nobility.

live off the fat of the land

spread of land/water

Spooked planes buzzed the limo roof at the black spread of water near La Guardia.

the lay of the land

He's got to get the lay of the land before he makes any decisions.

A lot of people, especially those new to the city, have no concept of the lay of the land.

the length and breadth of the area/country/land etc

But the Jaipur is hoping that eventually passengers will be eating their food the length and breadth of the country.

They dogged him the length and breadth of the country, wherever the small troupe of players appeared.

the lie of the land

virgin land/forest/soil/snow etc

After an initial few hundred feet across virgin land the railway will join the old trackbed of the long-disused Newbury Railway.

Another road runs south, through the oilfields, and is constantly being extended into virgin forest.

Cloud shadows scudded across immeasurable stands of virgin forests.

In low range, it walks with authority across a field covered by a couple of feet of packed virgin snow.

In response to the beard-shaving incident the Dwarfs chopped down entire virgin forests to spite the Elves.

Some scientists believe that it can take up to a thousand years for virgin forest to be truly established.

The trees here were all larger and growing much more vigorously than in the virgin forest above.

Within an hour, Bucharest is buried under a blanket of virgin snow.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A flock of Canada geese landed on the river in front of us.

A French company has landed a contract to supply computers to China.

Before landing in Algiers, we circled the airport several times.

Despite severe weather conditions, the Boeing 727 landed as scheduled.

Fishermen were landing their catch at the harbor.

Flight 846 from Cleveland landed five minutes ago.

He's managed to land himself an amazing job in advertising.

He loves watching planes take off and land at the airport.

Luckily, I managed to land a great job with a law firm.

There's a plane coming in to land now.

We will be landing at Singapore airport at 3 am local time.

When the plane landed at JFK, it was three hours late.

You mean Rich landed an 18-pound fish by himself?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He didn't hear it land .

It was not a bad wound, but entirely enough to make me land badly and wrench my ankle.

Most at least peek to see where the ball lands.

She thought of landing in New York.

We then set out for Muscat, but with nightfall approaching, we landed in Abu Dhabi.

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