Journey、Trip、Voyage、Cruise、Tour、Travel、Commute、Expedition包含了各種旅行形式,但是該如何向外國朋友正確表達你是哪一種旅行方式呢?

Journey:通常指從A地到B地(陸地)上的遠距離旅行

( An act of traveling from one place to another, especially when they are far apart )

舉例:We are the casual acquaintance of a long railway journey.

(我們是在火車長途旅行中偶然結識的朋友。)

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Trip:為名詞,通常指短途旅行,或在另一地僅度過一小段時間後即返回的旅行

(An act of traveling from one place to another, and usually back again)

舉例:I’m not carrying much with me on this trip.

(這次出去旅行我隨身帶的東西不多。)

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Voyage:為名詞,主要指遠距離的水上旅行,也可以指空中旅行意思為航海、航空、航行等

(A long journey, especially by ocean or in space)

舉例:On this account we should be more cautious on this voyage. 

(因此, 我們應該在這次航行中格外小心謹慎)

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Cruise:指船上旅行

(A journey by ocean, visiting different places, especially as a vacation.)

舉例:If you plan to cruise, how many crew may be aboard?

(如果你計畫巡航,船上將有多少位水手?)

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tour:可為動詞和名詞,通常指類似旅行團的旅遊、觀光旅行

( A journey made for pleasure during which several different places are visited. )

舉例:We tour by car every summer.

(每年夏天我們都駕車出外旅行。)

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travel:可作動詞和名詞,一般表示從一地到另一地旅行這一總概念,是旅行之意義中含意最廣的字,特別用於到遠方或長時間的旅行,尤指出國旅行。其複數形式意思為「旅遊筆記」、「遊記」

(To go from one place to another, especially over a long distance)

舉例:Travel gives us a worthy and improving pleasure.

(旅行給予我們一種高尚有益的快樂。)

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Commute:可作為動詞與名詞,有通勤的意思 (這個單字也有減刑的意思!)

(The regular trip that a person makes when they travel to work and back home again)

舉例:Leaving the car at home and sharing your commute with others can help you reach your gallon goal very quickly.

(把汽車在家裡和與其他人分享您的通勤,可以幫助您很快達到一加侖的目標。)

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Expedition:為名詞,有遠征、探險隊之

(An organized journey with a particular purpose, especially to find out about a place that is not well-known)

舉例:The expedition started out before sunrise.

(太陽出來之前探險隊就出發了。)

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片語用法:

an overseas trip/journey/tour/expedition

a bus/train trip/journey/tour

to go on a(n) trip/journey/tour/expedition

to set out/off on a(n) trip/journey/tour/expedition

to take a(n) trip/journey/expedition

對於旅行字彙的用法,有沒有更加熟悉了呢?

Source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries、余老師英文作文教室英語備課大師  

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