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    Grammar

    A, ' Where are you going for the hoilday?"
    B, ' We always go/went to Paris on hoilday."


    A,' Are you going to Paris for the holiday?'
    B,' We never have/had hoildays in Paris.'

    Both words are fine in each case? Please.

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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    A, ' Where are you going for the hoilday?"
    B, ' We always go/went to Paris on hoilday."


    A,' Are you going to Paris for the holiday?'
    B,' We never have/had hoildays in Paris.'

    Both words are fine in each case? Please.
    Where are you going for the holidays?
    Where do you go for the holidays?
    We always go to Paris for the holidays.
    We never go Paris for the holidays.
    Regards,
    rj1948.
    Holidays-Vacation.
    Holiday-a day on which work is suspended;opposite of working day.
    Regards,
    rj1948.
    Last edited by rj1948; 18-Jun-2008 at 05:08. Reason: Addition

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    Re: Grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    A, ' Where are you going for the hoilday?"
    B, ' We always go/went to Paris on hoilday."


    A,' Are you going to Paris for the holiday?'
    B,' We never have/had hoildays in Paris.'

    Both words are fine in each case? Please.
    Where are you going for your holiday.
    1) Paris, of course. We always go to Paris on holiday.
    2) London, if you can believe it. A new experience for us. We always went to Paris in the past. (I would use "We've always gone" instead of "We always went" but I don't believe "went" is wrong.)

    Are you going to Paris?
    1) My God, no! We never take our vacation in Paris!
    2) Yes, and I'm so excitied! We have never taken our vacation in Paris before!

    In each case, 1 shows the continuation of long-standing situation.
    In each case, 2 shows a departure from tradition.

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