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  • The meaning of "Wade" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Struggling to walk through something, Like walking through a swimming pool is hard.

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    2. Wade means to walk in water that is shallow enough so that you can walk. Wade deeper means to wade into deeper water. Sometimes this phrase is used figuratively, not literally.

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    2. It basically means to walk or plow through. For example, a 'wading pool' is a very shallow pool or manmade pond for children that you walk in (instead of swim) and the maximum height is about 0.75 m (or about 2.5 ft). As another example, if you 'wade' through documents, it's like walking or plowing through them (i.e. light browsing, studying, trawling, etc.)

  • Example sentences using "Wade"

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    2. Here's an example sentence: It is a hot day, so my friends and I want to go wade in the pond.

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    2. "I like to wade through the water at the beach." "Ugh, let's wade through this mud quickly." It can also be used metaphorically to mean do a lot of something difficult. "I've got to wade through all this paperwork..."

  • Synonyms of "Wade" and their differences

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    2. "To ford" (a river or stream etc) means to cross at a shallow place. "To wade" means to generally walk through water, not necessarily to cross a river or stream. For example you could wade in to some water to retrieve a ball, or to go fishing, or to search for animals.

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