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When something "bobs," it floats.

  • This is a bobber. You use a bobber while you are fishing. It bobs in the water and lets you know when a fish has taken your bait.
  • When something bobs in the water, it moves up and down with the movement of the waves.
  • The birds bobbed in the water.

You can also use the word "bob" for an activity that traditionally happens during parties celebrated in the fall or around Halloween.

  • They’re bobbing for apples.
  • It’s fun to bob for apples, but it’s very difficult.
  • When bobbing for apples, you can only use your mouth to grab the apples out of the water. You can’t use your hands.

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October 11, 2014



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