travel, trip voyage or journey?


travel, trip voyage or journey?
  Travel (v) is used in general terms as a verb - it usually means to change location. The word travel is very rarely used as a noun.
  For example: I have to travel a lot for work.
  Trip (n) is often substituted for the word 'holiday' when the travelling distance was short.
  For example: How was your trip?
  It is often used in connection with business.
  For example: I have to travel a lot for work. I am off on another business trip next week.
  Trip (v) has a totally different meaning. It means to nearly fall over.
  For example: I tripped over the carpet and sprained my ankle.
  Voyage (n) is usually a long journey by boat. The word voyage is very rarely used as a verb.
  For example: The voyage to South Africa took over six weeks.
  Journey (n) is used more in British English than American English. It means the 'piece' of travel between 2 or more points. The word journey is very rarely used as a verb.
  For example: The journey from Darmstadt to Nottingham takes 12 hours.

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  • travel, trip voyage or journey —   Travel (v) is used in general terms as a verb it usually means to change location. The word travel is very rarely used as a noun.   For example: I have to travel a lot for work.   Trip (n) is often substituted for the word holiday when the… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • travel, trip voyage or journey —   Travel (v) is used in general terms as a verb it usually means to change location. The word travel is very rarely used as a noun.   For example: I have to travel a lot for work.   Trip (n) is often substituted for the word holiday when the… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • travel, trip voyage or journey —   Travel (v) is used in general terms as a verb it usually means to change location. The word travel is very rarely used as a noun.   For example: I have to travel a lot for work.   Trip (n) is often substituted for the word holiday when the… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

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