the simple past tense of swim.
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How to use swam in a sentence
She attended a multicultural performing arts school and swam competitively.
They swam in the direction of the lights of Giglio, not knowing exactly what they were swimming toward.I Survived a Deadly Shipwreck: Costa Concordia Passengers Tell Their Stories | Barbie Latza Nadeau | May 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If they swam just as strenuously on the tenth immersion as on the first, the risk of drowning would increase dramatically.
My friend, her boyfriend, and I woke up to find a wild, empty beach where we sunbathed, swam naked, and laughed all day.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World | Erin Cunningham | September 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But not even 20 seconds later, we saw a huge, 14-foot shark that swam about 40 feet from us.Off the Hook: Eric Young’s Craziest Shark Catches (Video) | Anna Klassen | August 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She would not join the groups in their sports and bouts, but intoxicated with her newly conquered power, she swam out alone.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
The diver did not stop a moment longer, but swam back to the shore to his waiting friends.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin | Mary Hazelton Wade
He was nearing a village, but saw nothing save a red mist that swam before him like a fog.Uncanny Tales | Various
The reindeer swam through the deep water and waded out to the opposite bank.The Later Cave-Men | Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
British Dictionary definitions for swam
the past tense of swim
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