navigate


navigate
01. I drove the car, and my wife [navigated] our route across Ireland.
02. During childhood, each one of us has to [navigate] through a serious of difficult situations; some make it, and some don't.
03. We learned to [navigate] a course on the open ocean during my sailing course.
04. Salmon have magnetic particles in their heads, which allow them to [navigate] to within a few yards of the place where they were born.
05. We had to [navigate] using a compass and the stars.
06. This software allows you to [navigate] easily and quickly through the millions of websites on the Internet.
07. They used a computer [navigation] system to guide them as they sailed around the world.
08. The river is [navigable] for the first few miles, but after that it is impossible to pass through in a boat because of the rocks and the rapids.
09. Honeybees [navigate] using the sun as a compass even when it is hidden behind clouds.
10. Edward Gibbon once said that the winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest [navigators].
11. There is an Italian proverb which notes that anyone can [navigate] in fine weather.
12. The Taiwan Strait's [navigational] hazards prevented large scale movement between Taiwan and Mainland China for many centuries.
13. Spain has only 7 [navigable] rivers, none of which is near the capital, Madrid.
14. The River Gambia is one of the most [navigable] of all African rivers.
15. During the rainy season, it is almost impossible to [navigate] through the rapids of the river.
16. In January of 1502, Portugese [navigators] landed at a harbor on the coast of South America, and named the site Rio de Janeiro, meaning River of January.
17. In April of 1581, Sir Frances Drake completed his [circumnavigation] of the globe.
18. Human beings depend on multiple sensory systems to [navigate] successfully in their environment.
19. The textbook has a number of different icons on the pages to help users [navigate] through the different sections of the book.

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