Splendid Expressions Week 2: Day 4 of 5

Topic: TRAVEL

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

We decided to travel ........ and just took a few items of clothing.

a)
b)
c)
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2

I stayed in this village well off the beaten ........ and there wasn't another tourist in sight.

a)
b)
c)
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3

There were lots of people thumbing a ........ but we couldn't stop as there wasn't any room in the car.

a)
b)
c)
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) If you're thinking of changing trains frequently I'd advise you to light.

B) You'll probably get to know the local people better if you stay somewhere off the track.

C) In some countries it isn't a good idea to try a lift.

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Make them your own!

1) Have you ever made a journey and travelled light?
2) Do you know a nice place off the beaten track?
3) Would you be happy to stop for someone who was thumbing a lift?

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