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difference between travelled and tripped #1 (permalink) Mon Oct 06, 2008 16:13 pm   difference between travelled and tripped
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #70 "Chit Chat: In the train", question 5

Mrs Ashton: Well, last time I ......... by train, I got on the wrong one.

(a) travelled
(b) caught
(c) tripped
(d) ended

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #70 "Chit Chat: In the train", answer 5

Mrs Ashton: Well, last time I travelled by train, I got on the wrong one.

Correct answer: (a) travelled

Your answer was: correct
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What is the difference between travelled and tripped

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difference between travelled and tripped #2 (permalink) Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:58 am   difference between travelled and tripped
 

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Travel (v) = take a trip/journey; move about the world.
Trip (v) = lose one's footing; fall; stumble
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difference between travelled and tripped #3 (permalink) Wed Nov 26, 2008 23:59 pm   difference between travelled and tripped
 

Sorry, but I didn't understand why "trip" is not suitable in this sentence.
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difference between travelled and tripped #4 (permalink) Thu Nov 27, 2008 0:02 am   difference between travelled and tripped
 

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It is not used as a verb in this way. 'To trip' means to experience the effects of drugs, usually hallucinogenic ones.
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