Do you Know how to use the words below?



TRAVEL: The word "travel" is used to talk about going from one place to another. It can be a verb, a noun or an adjective:

Verb: Paul travels a lot in his job.

Noun: Travel nowadays is faster than before.

Adjective: There is a travel agency beside the bank.


TRIP: The word trip is used to talk about a short journey somewhere for a purpose, business or pleasure.

For our wedding anniversary, we went on a trip to Venice.

My boss is often away on business trips.

During our holiday we took a boat trip to the islands.


JOURNEY: A journey is the distance covered when travelling to one place to another. 'Journey' can refer to a long distance or a short regular one.

The journey was long and tiring. It took us 5 hours to get there.

Did you have a good journey? Yes, it was quite pleasant.

How long is your journey to work? Just about 20 minutes.


TOUR: A tour is a journey during which several places are visited, especially on a holiday. 'Tour' can be a noun or a verb.

Noun: We went on a tour on Italy.

Verb: We toured the north of India.


VOYAGE: A voyage is a long journey by sea or in space.

Before the 20th Century, long sea journeys were common.

A spacecraft will take you on a voyage through space.


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