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    Default go for/to a trip

    1 - go for a trip
    2 - go to a trip


    Which one is correct? Are they both correct? If so (or should I say "if yes"?), what is the difference between the two collocations (if there is any)?


    Please, correct my English!

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    Go for a trip.

    ___________
    If so,
    If yes,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Go for a trip.

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    If yes,
    Thank you very much, Casiopea!!

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    You're most welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Go for a trip.

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    What do you think if I say "go on a journey"?

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    Sounds great, but it's a wee bit longer than a trip. There's also, going to take a trip, from incorrect *go to take a trip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Sounds great, but it's a wee bit longer than a trip. There's also, going to take a trip, from incorrect *go to take a trip.
    So "a trip" is something between "a walk" and "a journey".
    We say "go for a walk" "go for a trip", but we say "go on a journey" "go on holiday" "go on an excursion".
    As far as I remember we say" go on a school trip''. If I'm mistaken, correct me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    What do you think if I say "go on a journey"?
    Thank you for another collocation! If I was supposed to fill in a preposition (in an English test) to "go ____ a journey", maybe I wouldn't know whether ON or FOR is correct. Now, I willl know! (If I manage to keep it in my mind.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    So "a trip" is something between "a walk" and "a journey".
    We say "go for a walk" "go for a trip", but we say "go on a journey" "go on holiday" "go on an excursion".
    As far as I remember we say" go on a school trip''. If I'm mistaken, correct me.
    You are not mistaken. (Are you ever? )

    All the best.

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    What is the difference between "go for a trip" and "go on a trip"? Is ON used only for school trips?

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