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    This afternoon holding a conversation in English, suddenly a word (learned time ago) came to my mind : "homewards", "pubwards" meaning leading that direction (mainly used in British English). Do English speakers use it frequently nowadays?

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    Re: homewards

    Rare, but still current.

    Have a listen here.

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    Smile Re: homewards

    'Homewards' is used occasionally, as in the Simon and Garfunkel song 'Homewards Bound.'
    However, I have never heard it before as in 'pubwards.'
    If you want to learn some more useful British vocabulary, I recommend 'Phrasal Verbs in Britain.'
    There are plenty of more 'modern' spoken terms that are useful in British English plus you can listen to them in use. I hope this helps.


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