swim verb

ADV. strongly, vigorously A water vole swam vigorously upstream. | quickly, rapidly | slowly | around, ashore, back, downstream, out, upstream Exhausted, they swam ashore.

VERB + SWIM can/could | learn to | teach sb to

PREP. across swimming across the river | in swimming in the sea | to We swam out to the boat. | towards She swam back towards the shore.

PHRASES go swimming