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    Taxi home?

    Take a taxi home from station.

    Could you tell me what taxi home means?
    Could you possibly tell me how I can form or make this sentence instead it?

    Is this correct?if no,why?Take a taxi from station to home=Take a taxi home from station.
    Please gime me simple answers.thank you.

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    Re: Taxi home?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    Take a taxi home from station.

    Could you tell me what taxi home means?
    Could you possibly tell me how I can form or make this sentence instead it?

    Is this correct?if no,why?Take a taxi from station to home=Take a taxi home from station.
    Please gime me simple answers.thank you.
    "Take a taxi home from the station." This is fine, it means get a taxi at the station and go home in it.

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    Re: Taxi home?

    Is it correct?i took the underground and went home in it?

    When can I use (in)?

    For example:i caught a bus and went to work in it(bus).is it correct?

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    #4

    Re: Taxi home?

    We don't only use this with taxis.

    I get the bus to work.
    I get the bus home from work.
    (Note: In BrE, we use "get the bus", "go on the bus" or "travel by bus" more than "take the bus").

    I got the train home last night.
    I got a taxi home because I was too tired to walk.
    My dad always gets a taxi home from the supermarket because the bags of shopping are too heavy to carry.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-Nov-2012 at 20:56.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Taxi home?

    But you have writen (get a taxi at the station and go home (in )it).
    I CONFUSE TO UNDESRTAND (in)?
    Do these correct?
    I went home in a taxi
    I went home on the taxi

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    #6

    Re: Taxi home?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    But you have writen (get a taxi at the station and go home (in )it).
    I CONFUSE TO UNDESRTAND (in)?
    Do these correct?
    I went home in a taxi
    I went home on the taxi
    "I got a taxi home" means "I got inside a taxi and asked the driver to take me to my home address".

    I went home in a taxi = correct.
    I went home on a taxi = incorrect.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Taxi home?

    I went home IN a taxi.
    what does IN mean?and whay do we use it(IN).
    For example I have seen this:I flew in a helicopter or I go home in a taxi.
    I go home in a taxi=I go home by taxi.
    I flew in a helicopter=I flew by helicopter.

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    Re: Taxi home?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    I went home IN a taxi.
    what does IN mean?and whay do we use it(IN).
    For example I have seen this:I flew in a helicopter or I go home in a taxi.
    I go home in a taxi=I go home by taxi.
    I flew in a helicopter=I flew by helicopter.
    Did you read emsr2d2's response?

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    #9

    Re: Taxi home?

    Of course.yes.but I didnt understand what he said...
    please answer my last question.thank you.I am waiting for you.

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    #10

    Re: Taxi home?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    Of course, yes, but I didnt understand what she said.
    Please answer my last question. Thank you. I am waiting for you.
    Please remember to use correct capitalisation and punctuation in all your posts.

    I don't understand why you are confused. Do you have a problem understanding the preposition "in"?

    We travel in a car.
    We travel in a taxi.

    It is true that some prepositions to do with transport are confusing but you just need to learn them.

    I travelled in a car.
    I travelled in a taxi.
    I travelled on a bus.
    I travelled on a train.
    I travelled on a bicycle.
    I travelled on a motorbike.

    As you can see, when the mode of transport concerned is a car of any kind, then we use "in". A taxi is a car so we travel "in a taxi".

    I went home in a taxi.
    I went home by taxi.
    I got a taxi home.

    The three sentences above all mean the same thing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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