journey

noun ⇨ See also ↑trip
ADJECTIVE
long, marathon (esp. BrE)
short (esp. BrE)
outward (esp. BrE)
homeward, return, round-trip (AmE)
onward (esp. BrE)

The bus driver told us where to change buses for our onward journey.

bus, car, rail, train, etc. (all esp. BrE)
five-mile, four-hour, etc.
comfortable, easy, good, pleasant, safe (all esp. BrE)

Did you have a good journey?

Bye! Safe journey!

arduous, difficult, gruelling/grueling (esp. BrE), hard, harrowing, tedious, terrible, tiring, tortuous (BrE)
dangerous, hazardous, perilous, treacherous
overland
cross-country
daily (esp. BrE)
overnight
epic

an epic journey across Africa on foot

amazing, fantastic, incredible

Her search took her on an incredible journey across the world.

wasted (BrE)

The library was closed when I got there, so it was a wasted journey.

He wasn't there and we had a wasted journey.

emotional, inner, intellectual, personal, sentimental, spiritual

He made the emotional journey back to the house he grew up in.

The development of her poetry reflects her inner spiritual journey.

VERB + JOURNEY
go on, have, make, undertake

Few people have made this journey and lived to tell the tale.

break (BrE)

We broke our return journey in Bangkok.

begin, set out on
continue, resume

They continued their journey on foot.

complete, finish
survive

They doubted that he would survive the journey to the nearest hospital.

chart, chronicle, describe, recount

He wrote a column chronicling his journeys around the Americas.

JOURNEY + VERB
take (sb)

His journey took him across central Asia.

The journey takes about five hours. (BrE)

begin
end
continue

The journey continued in silence.

JOURNEY + NOUN
time (esp. BrE)
PREPOSITION
on journey

They were on a journey to the Far East.

journey by

a journey by air, bus, land, sea, etc.

journey of

a journey of 300 miles

a journey of five days

journey across, journey between, journey through
journey from, journey to

The journey from London to Athens took 60 hours.

journey down, journey up

the journey down the Rhine

PHRASES
be tired after a journey, be tired from a journey
a leg of a journey, a stage of a journey

Dawn was breaking as we set out on the last leg of our journey.

a journey into the unknown

This is the story of the first astronauts and their journey into the unknown.


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