Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

haven in English:

1. harbour harbour

He is not the brightest light in the harbour.
an area of water near the land where it is safe for boats to stay. A port is a harbour where passengers and goods can be taken on and off
The town has a splendid natural harbour.
The Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth harbour.
Rotterdam is a harbour city.
It's a harbour, not a village.
The ship is coming into harbour.
They went down to the harbour to see if they had fresh fish.
We know that there is no place for terrorists in a democracy, but nor is there a place for those who encourage, harbour and assist terrorists.
Boats are anchor in the harbour.
The children waved to the people on the boat as it sailed out of the harbour.
All the wards in the new hospital have a view of the harbour, so patients can watch the boats coming in.
harboured international ambitions
The definition of a harbour is a place providing safety or shelter, or a protected area in the water for anchoring boats.
The lost fishing boat made a safe return to harbour.

English word "haven"(harbour) occurs in sets:

Engels unit 1 cities lesson 1
Engels hoofdstuk 1
Engels les 1 H1
Leson 1 U1 H2

2. port port

The ships reached port.
They used to go for a drive to Nagoya Port on weekends.
Statek wszedł do portu po miesiącach żeglowania.
How long does it take to get to your office from the port?
I always confuse which side is port and which starboard.
The Belgian port of Zeebrugge.
To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it— but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
The fishing boat that had been missing returned to its port safely.
The country's foreign trade totally depends on this port.
A sailor frequently has no time to get his sea legs after leaving port before a battle starts.
A whistle blew, and the boat slowly began to pull out of port.
Extra special treatment is imperative to get the vessel through government red tape, so that she can leave port on time.
Hamburg is Germany's largest port and also the third-largest port in Europe.
a seaport
Any port in a storm.