What does "passing the marker buoy " mean in this sentence ?
He could not move too fast or too far, however. The nation was not ready for war as a matter of choice. Public opinion, as Roosevelt probably saw it, was touchy. It was moving in the right direction, passing the marker buoy of aid to Britain even at the risk of war.
- JuanBLv 73 weeks agoFavorite Answer
It's a comparison to going out to sea and you marked the furthest you ever went with a buoy. Then one day you go further than that.