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Nautical OriginPlay
Originates from maritime contexts, typically used to describe accidents. SlideCheck your gear so you don't accidentally drop anything overboard.
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Urgency or DangerPlay
Conveys a sense of urgency or danger when someone or something falls into the water. SlideMan overboard! Quick, throw the lifebuoy!
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Intentional ActPlay
Can imply an intentional action, like deliberately getting rid of something. SlideThe crew threw the contraband overboard before reaching the harbor.