heave into view

heave into view
heave into sight/view/mainly literary phrase
to become able to be seen. The past tense and past participle is hove

A few moments later a barge hove into view.

Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym
Main entry: heave

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heave into view (or heave in/into sight)
past tense and past participle hove : to slowly move closer and become visible

A ship hove into view on the horizon.

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Main Entry:heave
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heave into view — see heave, 1
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Main Entry:view

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ˌheave into ˈsight/ˈview idiom
(formal) (especially of ships) to appear, especially when moving gradually closer from a long way off

A ship hove into sight.

Like a galleon in full sail, Cara hove into view.

 Hove is usually used for the past tense and past participle in this idiom.
Main entry:heaveidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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