I have five questions to ask:
Without wearing my reading glasses I can not clearly see things at a distance. Here 'reading glasses ' imply means 'glasses' or does it mean a type of glasses people only wear when they read books? The second - spectacles designed for close work
Fortunately, the person hit by the bike was not seriously hurt.
Could you please explain if I can replace 'Fortunately' with 'Luckily'? Yes, you can
The heavy rains they had last summer brought about serious flooding.
Could you explain the difference between 'flood' and 'flooding'? "floods" are the result of flooding - the process by which water spreads over the land. You could say "resulted in serious floods" instead.
I found 'journey' and 'travel' confusing. The following is from my dictionary
1. journey: 'the act of travelling from one place to another, especially in a vehicle.
2. travel:the act of travelling, esp. to distant places
The only differences I can is 'vehicle' and distance.
Could you please explain to me if I can replace the word 'travel' with 'journey' in the following sentence:
She enjoys painting, art, and travel. Not really. A journey is a one-off event, whereas "travel" is the action of making journeys.
He said that travelling by bus was an excellent way to test the road.
I find 'way 'and 'method' confusing. Can I replace 'way' with 'method'? Not really. "Method" is a particular way of doing something - it can be used in this way: "His method of testing the road was to travel along it by bus"
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you in advance.
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