514 – 10 Phrasal Verbs For Traveling

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Now, on to today’s English lesson. Today we are going to look at 10 phrasal verbs that you can use for traveling. By the way, if you have a suggestion or a request for an English lesson, leave me a voicemail or send me a message at myhappyenglish.com. OK, let’s get the ball rolling!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details.

  • The hotel let us check in at noon.
  • There is always a long line to check in at the airport.
  • I’m going to ask the hotel if we can check out late.
  • I’m looking forward to my trip to Cuba. It will be nice to get away for a few days.
  • Lori and Nick got away for a week when they went to Italy this summer.
  • We had a nice little getaway in Vermont last weekend.
  • Hey Marcos! Welcome to New York. When did you get in?
  • Thanks to a nice headwind, my flight got in a half hour early.
  • After I get in I am going to go to the hotel and take a shower.
  • I need to head out early today because I have a doctor appointment.
  • In order to catch the flight we should head out at 3pm.
  • We are going to head out early tomorrow morning so we can catch the sunrise at the Grand Canyon.
  • The police held up traffic to let the president’s procession go by.
  • We were held up in rush hour traffic on the way to the airport.
  • Several flights landed at the same time, so we were held up at immigration and customs for an hour.
  • Let’s hop on the downtown bus.
  • It’s been nice chatting with you, but I need to go hop on my flight.
  • It’s easy to hop on the subway from my office.
  • I’m all packed up and ready for my trip!
  • Let’s pack up our suitcases tonight, because we need to leave the hotel early in the morning.
  • I think it is going to take time to pack up all of these souvenirs.
  • My mom came to the airport to see me off.
  • We are all going to see off the boss when he leaves for Europe.
  • I got a special ticket so I can see you off at the train platform.
  • When I flew to Sydney from New York, I stopped over in LA.
  • We are going to stop over in London on the way to Paris.
  • The flight from New York to Sao Paolo has a stopover in Miami.
  • All international flights in New York take off from JFK airport.
  • I’ll call you when I touch down in Tokyo.
  • I don’t mind takeoffs, but touchdowns always make me nervous.

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