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    Default "furthest trip" or "longest trip"?

    Hello again,

    I've got another question. Do you say "furthest trip" or "longest trip" or is both possible?

    Thank you.

    Anja

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    Default Re: "furthest trip" or "longest trip"?

    I would refer to the furthest point or furthest location, but the trip itself is long.

    Does that make sense? A point is far away, but the trip to get there is long.

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    Default Re: "furthest trip" or "longest trip"?

    Thank you Barb_D. It makes sense to a certain extend.

    Anja

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    Default Re: "furthest trip" or "longest trip"?

    Do you play golf?
    The pro's tees are the furthest from the green. That is, if you measure from where you start to where you finish, it is far.

    But the process of getting from the one point to the other would be described a long.

    A pro needs a LONGER drive to get to the green, because he starts from FARTHER away.

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