(Nautical) To tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking. See also come to.
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"I couldn't be here if it wasn't," she said.
It had to be the new baby.
I just want it to be healthy.
We must not be late.
But not a single person appeared to be in the room.