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Talking about Trips...

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."

Listen to air trip - air travel
Listen to boat trip - a trip by boat
Listen to business trip - travelling on company business
Listen to circular trip - round trip
Listen to day trip - taking a trip during the day without an overnight stop
Listen to educational trip - educational journey
Listen to holiday trip - vacation trip
Listen to one-way trip - any trip that is not a round trip
Listen to round trip - a trip from one place to another and back, usually over the same route
Listen to trip abroad - journey abroad
Listen to trip costs - travel costs, travel expenses
Listen to long-distance trip - a trip far away
Listen to round-trip ticket - return-ticket
Listen to trip cancellation insurance - insurance which provides a refund if you have to cancel your trip after completing payment
Listen to an ego trip - something that you do in order to make yourself feel important
Listen to trip down memory lane - to remember some of the happy things that you did in the past
Listen to trip the light fantastic (with somebody) - to dance
Listen to send somebody on a guilt trip - to make someone feel very guilty
Listen to a guilt trip - a strong feeling of guilt
Listen to trip off the tongue - if a word or phrase trips off the tongue, it is very easy to say
Listen to trip someone up - to cause someone to make a mistake

Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.

Listen to I'm on a guilt trip about not visiting my parents often enough.
Listen to I'm going to London next week on a business trip, so I need you to make all the arrangements for me.
Listen to Ensure that you are well rested before making a long distance trip.
Listen to Trip Cancellation Insurance protects you from incurring extra expenses should you need to cancel, change or interrupt a trip for reasons beyond your control.
Listen to Running the university Film Society is a big ego trip for her.
Listen to It might be better to book a round trip ticket since the cost of booking a round trip ticket is usually less than two one-way tickets.


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