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Travel and Holiday Vocabulary 4

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1. Travel and Holidays - Vocabulary 4

1. Choose the most suitable word or phrase to complete each sentence.

a) They  all day swimming and sunbathing at the beach.

b) The hotel room  over a beautiful garden.

c) We didn't  to the station in time to catch the train.

d) I was in such a hurry that I left one of my bags .

e) Mr Hill had his money stolen and couldn't  his hotel bill.

f) Jane lost her case. It did not have a/an  with her name on.

g) Take the bus, and at Oxford Circus.

h) I was too tired to my suitcase.

i) On the first day of our holiday we just  by the hotel pool.

j) The wind was blowing so much that we couldn't  our tent.

 

2. Rewrite each sentence, beginning as given, so that it contains an expression with have.

a) I sunbathed for a while, and then went swimming.

I sunbathed for a while, and then I had a swim.

b) I really enjoyed my holiday last year.

.

c) David crashed his car while he was driving to Spain.

David .

d) When we left, Maria wished us a safe journey.

'Goodbye', said Maria, 'and '.

e) Most of the people on the beach were wearing very little.

Most of the people on the beach .

f) We couldn't decide about our holiday but then Sue thought of something.

We couldn't decide about our holiday until Sue .

g) There was a party at Martin's house last night.

Martin .

h) Ian didn't know how to water-ski, but he gave it a try.

Ian didn't know how to water-ski but he .


3. Decide which answer best fits each space.
Holidays
Is it better to go on a package , or to  on your
own? I suppose the answer depends on what kind of you are. A
complicated tour organized by a travel has some advantages.
You have a/an , which gives you definite and
arrival dates, and a list of all your . The may
be cheaper, as it has been in advance, so you spend less time
worrying about where you are going to If you book your
own hotel, you might have trouble finding a/an , unless you
are going to stay for a , for example. On the other hand,
organizing your own can be fun. Many students
 or buy cheap train tickets, and the night in
student hostels or guest-houses.