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A person who goes to the beach:‘a red flag was flying, warning beachgoers not to swim’‘the bikini may be standard for most young beachgoers, but over the last few seasons the swimsuit has enjoyed a renaissance’
- ‘Up to a certain distance the water is tame because of barriers or reefs, which makes it agreeable to the average beachgoer, especially those with children.’
- ‘No matter what the season, beachgoers can relax on the sunny, peaceful shores of Pensacola's award-winning coastline.’
- ‘Many beachgoers were convinced that spring really had come early this year - then gray reality hit.’
- ‘He stressed that beachgoers still could swim on the north side of the island, where none of the organisms have been spotted.’
- ‘Unhappy with her 'immodesty', a fellow beachgoer called a cop, who arrested her for indecent exposure.’
- ‘He said lifeguards often stayed at the beach after they finished work to ensure beachgoers remained safe.’
- ‘The very idea of sharks stalking the Gold Coast sends a shiver up the spine of beachgoers.’
- ‘Upon my arrival, I focused on locating the perfect spot to plant myself, without really looking at my fellow beachgoers.’
- ‘It was just light enough to see, but not to read, the signs in the sand dunes that warn the unwary beachgoer of snakes.’
- ‘A man was arrested after taking a knapsack from a beachgoer in Coney Island and refusing to return it, police said yesterday.’
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