The landing boat was aground, having removed the two passengers.
This ship, also aground in the Middle Channel, now came into action with a roar.
The ship was plunging fore and aft—a sure sign that she was not now aground.
You threatened to drown Tony, and if your boat had not got aground you would have run him down.
"Well, Bob, we must come about or get aground," I continued.