Hemos visto anteriormente cierto vocabulario relacionado con los viajes, por lo que para ampliar un poco ese conocimiento adquirido, a continuación, podéis ver una serie de ejemplos haciendo especial hincapié en ese vocabulario, además añadiendo los phrasal verbs, collocations y expresiones más usadas:
- Air traffic – Tráfico aéreo
The air traffic is intense because we are on holidays.
- Cruise ship – Crucero
Tickets for cruise ships are very expensive nowadays.
- Expedition leader – Líder de expedición
The expedition leader led us to a safe place.
- Hair-raising – Espeluznante
It was a bit hair-raising to see the sharks around our boat.
- Hand-Luggage – Equipaje de mano
If you only have hand luggage, you will board the plane early.
- Health Insurance – Seguro médico
You should get health insurance in order to have a safe trip.
- Passport holder – Titular de un pasaporte
British passport holders no longer need a visa to visit the US.
- Rubber boat – Lancha neumática
There were ten of us in a tiny rubber boat.
- Town centre – Casco urbano
The best shops of the city are in the town centre.
- Travel agent – Agencia de viajes
Travel agents inform about places and countries.
- Windproof coat – Abrigo cortavientos
In my recent trip to the Antarctic I needed a good windproof coat.
- Keen photographer – Aficionado a la fotografía
My uncle is a keen photographer.
- Large suitcase – Maleta grande
I had to but a large suitcase to go to Ireland.
- Private jet – Avión privado
I would like to have a private jet.
- Private pool – Piscina privada
We cannot swim here, it’s a private pool.
- Smoking area – Zona de fumadores
When I go to the restaurant, I sit far from the smoking area.
- Steep hill – Colina empinada (o escarpada)
We had to climb up a steep, icy hill.
- Swimming area – Zona de baño
The lagoon is not a swimming area.
- Terrific view – Vista fantástica
We could see some terrific views from the top of the hill.
- Thriving fishing industry – Próspera industria pesquera
There used to be a thriving fishing industry in this area at one time.
- Warm clothes – Ropa de abrigo
You better wear warm clothes in Iceland, it’s pretty cold there.
- Board a plane – Embarcar en un avión
I have to switch of my cell phone because I am going to board the plane.
- Book a hotel – Reservar un hotel
If they had booked a hotel, they wouldn’t have cancelled the trip.
- Catch a flight – Coger un vuelo
Because of the traffic, I couldn’t catch my flight.
- Damp rubbish – Verter basura
Cruise ships are not allowed to dump rubbish in certain unspoilt parts of the world.
- Get a tan – Broncearse
We got a good tan during our holidays.
- Go skiing – Ir a esquiar
I am going to go skiing next winter.
- Go sightseeing – Ir a visitar los lugares de interés
Shall we go sightseeing around town?
- Lead an excursion – Encabezar/dirigir una excursión
Some Canadian scientists will lead two important excursions to the North Pole.
- Make a tree house – Hacer una casa en los árboles
The children made a little tree house in the forest.
- Set a sail – Hacerse a la vela
If we set the sail now, it’s at least two days’ sail away from here.
- Spend holidays – Pasar las vacaciones
My cousins are spending their holidays in Mallorca.
- Take a cruise – Hacer un crucero
I heard an interview about a man who recently took a cruise to the Antarctic.
- Take a plane – Coger un avión
We took the plane on time in Barajas.
- Arrive at – Llegar
They are going to arrive at 10, so we have to be prepared at 9:30.
- Drive a car – Conducir un coche
I am going to learn how to drive a car.
- Feel like + (-ing) – Apetecer
I don’t feel like eating for now.
- Get over – Recuperarse
After five days she got over her illness.
- Go across – Cruzar
The car didn’t see me when I was going across the street.
- Go on holiday – Irse de vacaciones
My parents are going on holiday to Africa tomorrow.
- Keep on + (-ing) – Continuar
You should keep on studying for your exam.
- Ring up – Llamar por teléfono
Remind me to ring up Sarah to tell her the news.
- Stay in – alojarse
I usually stay in hotels when I go abroad.
- Take away – Llevar fuera
I always take away the trash in the evenings.
- Walk into – Entrar
When I walked into the museum, I was amazed by the decoration.
- Take away – Llevar fuera
I always take away the trash.
- Do business with someone – Hacer negocios con alguien
My uncle does business with Maria´s father.
- Do military service – Hacer el servicio militar
My brother does not have to do the military service.
- Do someone a favor – Hacer un favor
You would do me a favor letting me use that dictionary.
- Do something for a living – Ganarse la vida
What do you do for a living?
- Do one’s best – Hacer todo lo posible
- We did our very best to give our kids a good education.
- Do the shopping – Hacer la compra
I need to do the shopping because the refrigerator is empty.