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jctgf

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hi there,

please, what is the correct verb to employ when you use the bus as a transportation mean?

"my car is broken. I am traveling by bus." :?:

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hi there,

please, what is the correct verb to employ when you use the bus as a transportation mean?

"my car is broken. I am traveling by bus." :?:

thanks.
I am going by bus.
I am taking a bus.
 

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hi there,

please, what is the correct verb to employ when you use the bus as a transportation mean?

"my car is broken. I am traveling by bus." :?:

thanks.

Yours is as good as the following:

I am going by bus.
I am riding on the bus.


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hi,
I am still in doubt, please.
"my car is broken and I will be riding by bus the entire next week".
is this sentence ok?
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My car is broken and I will be travelling by bus next week

OR

My car has broken down so I will be catching the bus next week

OR

My car has broken down and I will be taking the bus next week
 

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My car is broken and I will be travelling by bus next week

OR

My car has broken down so I will be catching the bus next week

OR

My car has broken down and I will be taking the bus next week

thanks Anglika.

I found "move about" and I wonder if it's good and natural English, please.

"People who can't afford having a car move about by bus.".
"Don't wait for me if I don't arrive in time. I don't have a car and I move about by bus.".

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Not really. It would sound odd.

Hi,

I found this on the web and it conveys the exact idea I am looking for:

"Unless you're averse to air travel - or have some specific reason for wanting to move about by bus, that would be a very long (and insane) ride."

This is not good British English, correct?

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