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    book the passage

    "He booked the passage to Australia."

    The way I take it, we may only say this regarding the ship. Correct?

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    Re: book the passage

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "He booked the passage to Australia."

    The way I take it, we may only say this regarding the ship. Correct?
    Passage refers to a journey by air or water. It seems to me that you can book air passage, although the term is more frequently used regarding ships. For an airline ticket, I`d be more likely to say that he`s made a reservation or bought a ticket.

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    Re: book the passage

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    Passage refers to a journey by air or water. It seems to me that you can book air passage, although the term is more frequently used regarding ships. For an airline ticket, I`d be more likely to say that he`s made a reservation or bought a ticket.
    Yes...or booked a flight.

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    Re: book the passage

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes...or booked a flight.

    Rover
    What about "booking air passage"?

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    Re: book the passage

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    What about "booking air passage"?
    You can say that, however I think Roverīs suggestion is the most frequently used.

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