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An Egyptian man drowns at a hotel swimming pool just after arriving in Abu Dhabi to take up a job as a petroleum engineer.
Moody's staff was accommodating and made sure Drowns needs were met.
2 : to cover with a liquid <She drowns her salad with dressing.
During the first day of swimming class at school, she panics in the deep end and nearly drowns, but is pulled out by her teacher.
For every child who drowns, another four children receive emergency care for non-fatal submersion injuries, which can result in brain damage and long-term disabilities including memory problems, learning disabilities and permanent loss of basic functioning, that is, a permanent vegetative state.
Jenna's brother Benjie mysteriously drowns and Jenna feels responsible.