Meaning of TRAIN in English

TRAIN

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a car/bus/train etc ride

The resort is a short bus ride away from the hotel.

a car/train/plane etc crash

He was badly hurt in a car crash.

a commuter train/plane (= a train or plane that people use to travel to work in a city )

Several commuter trains were delayed because of the bad weather.

a flight/train/coach departure

I'm afraid your flight departure has been delayed.

a night train/bus/flight

I took the night train to Fort William.

a passenger train (= rather than a goods train )

The driver of the passenger train was unable to stop in time.

a professional/trained counsellor

Seek help from a professional counsellor if things go wrong.

a rail accident/a train accident

It was the country's worst ever rail accident.

a railway/train/bus timetable

a teacher training college (= where you learn to be a teacher )

a train/bus/coach ticket

I’ve lost my train ticket.

a training centre

He was a new recruit at the police training centre.

a training course

If you are offered the job, you will attend a two-week training course.

a training scheme

The company runs an apprentice training scheme.

a training session

Every training session starts with a series of exercises.

basic training

boat train

bus/train/air/cab fare

Air fares have shot up by 20%.

by car/train/bus/taxi etc

They travelled to Chicago by train.

car/train/plane wreck

My father died in a car wreck.

circuit training

clinical medicine/experience/training etc (= medicine etc that deals directly with people, rather than with research or ideas )

come by car/train/bus etc

Will you be coming by train?

endurance sports/training (= designed to test or improve your endurance )

fitness training

The players have to do a lot of fitness training.

freight train

ghost train

go by bus/train/car etc

It’ll be quicker to go by train.

gravy train

Privatization is not always the gravy train that governments promise.

highly skilled/trained/educated

She is a highly educated woman.

instruction/training/reference etc manual

Consult the computer manual if you have a problem.

mail train

miss the train/bus etc

I overslept and missed the train.

passengers board a plane/train formal (= get on it )

The first three cars were reserved for passengers boarding in Queens.

professional training

All the charity’s workers are volunteers, without professional training.

receive education/training

16 to 18-year-olds receiving full-time education

running/jogging/training etc shoes

Get yourself a good pair of running shoes if you want to take up running.

spring training

staff training

The company has made a massive investment in staff training.

steam engine/train/hammer etc (= an engine etc that works by steam power )

stopping train

teacher training/education (= professional training to become a teacher )

technical training

technical training

the morning train/flight (= that leaves in the morning )

She took the morning flight back to London.

train set

train spotter

train station

train station/railway station British English

trained/qualified personnel

The unit is staffed by trained personnel.

trained/qualified staff

Recruitment of trained staff was a continuing problem.

training college

a teacher training college

training facilities

The company plans to set up in-house training facilities.

training wheel

training/study aids

Receive free study aids when you enrol, including a copy of The IDM Marketing Guide worth £95.

travel by train/car/air etc

Emily hated travelling by train.

undergo training

Doctors have to undergo years of training.

wagon train

weight training

He does weight training at the gym twice a week.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

express

It still sounded like an express train in the confines of the small garage.

And the brakes feel like they could stop an express train .

The North Hey itself was still well over its banks, and flowing like an express train .

What they did not realize was that the express train had a restaurant car and the slow train did not.

An eagle diving to the hand from 500 feet whistling down like an express train is a sight not often forgotten.

long

A few paces behind walked the bride on her father's arm, her long heavy train and the bridesmaids behind her.

Peahens prefer long trains , he said, because of an innate aesthetic sense-which is no answer at all.

The amount of people crammed into offices out here, they should have built longer trains .

I passed long wagon trains filled with wounded and dying soldiers, without even a blanket to shield them....

Eventually Durham was reached and the long train drew into the ancient city.

The cigarette ban will be most troublesome for smokers on long train journeys.

Lily held the long heel-length train of her gown carefully out to the side.

It was a long train ride up to our prep school in Boston, and there were guys on that train.

special

One possibility: Clinton may campaign in Great Lakes battle ground states from a special presidential train .

For the conveyance of wounded men in ambulance trains , refugees, and prisoners of war, 13,318 special trains were provided.

If the presidential yacht was under-used, the special train built for the couple was never put into service.

Indeed, as regular third-class traffic increased, the excursion traffic by special train became less important.

As usual, special trains will be running from Charing Cross, waterloo East and London bridge.

■ NOUN

commuter

The cab control car of a commuter train being pushed from the rear collided head-on with an Amtrak diesel locomotive.

Today the manager of personnel makes a point of sitting next to his old friend on the daily commuter train .

Priority projects are double-decker commuter trains and more money for the West Coast line.

Caltrain runs commuter trains to both destinations and to other Silicon Valley cities, culminating in San Francisco.

driver

A spokesman said the freight train driver spotted the danger but could not prevent the collision.

In the extreme case of train drivers , there is no transfer into the hierarchy above the entry grade.

They were joined by underground train drivers in the capital.

So you're both going to be firemen, not train drivers ?

First, a strike by even a proportion of core workers such as train drivers or signalmen can paralyse the network.

So ticket collectors would strike while train drivers worked normally.

fare

Finally run out of money and had to borrow train fare from Chamonix to Geneva.

Tlere was also that uncertainty about the train fare .

He reported back faithfully to Theo, who had provided his train fare .

Round-trip train fare was about $ 3. 50, admission $ 7. 50.

freight

A spokesman said the freight train driver spotted the danger but could not prevent the collision.

Investigators were photographing the wreckage from all angles, and searching for a data recorder that had been aboard the freight train .

Another woman corrected him, saying she heard the coat was found a bit farther down the freight train track.

A Manhattan team, meanwhile, sent its bikes ahead and hopped a freight train west.

Jack was able to stop the freight train without accident.

The Subway Series lumbers along like a freight train overloaded with nitroglycerine on a mountain pass.

What is the length of the longest ever recorded freight train ?

Thirty-five to 40 freight trains pass through there daily.

gravy

Six cents an hour, in Salvador, is considered the gravy train .

journey

We never missed them when I was young and we all loved our train journeys .

The cigarette ban will be most troublesome for smokers on long train journeys .

At first, I wanted to take train journeys across the continents.

Only an overnight train journey , however, divides it from tropical areas and their exotic products.

And, of course, there's always the train journey home to look forward to.

Smoking on a train journey , looking out at the countryside whizzing by.

The train journey between Leeds and Sheffield shows one this nineteenth-century landscape to perfection.

Arriving, and the train journey , and the march ... what if I dream every day of it?

night

Taxi then from Prado and night train up to Léon.

On receiving it, Norman returned directly to London and caught a night train to Edinburgh.

I took the night train for Fort William, which stops at Crianlarich at seven in the morning.

My celebration consisted of a few beers with my caddie friends at Edinburgh station and on the night train .

Both dealers took the night train to a Northern province, the home town of one of them.

Keeble and I chatted about this before settling down in our sleepers on the night train from Moscow to Kiev.

passenger

The engine on the passenger train is the same one that was involved in the Hatfield train disaster.

Amtrak also runs its passenger trains on this stretch.

And, according to the black-haired man, there would be more to come ... He watched the approaching passenger train from Interlaken.

No passenger train ever stops here.

The engine of the passenger train and six wagons in the coal train were considerably damaged.

Since nearly all passenger trains included Pullmans, a nationwide strike resulted.

ride

This train ride felt like that - except that the station wouldn't have saved him from the nightmare.

Lethamhill is in the town of Helensburgh, a half-hour train ride from Glasgow.

A long train ride to an owl called Maggie.

Seclusion is at hand a short train ride from Zurich, whose airport handles sleek business jets in nearly any weather.

The 75-ton monster was spotted by staff at Three Bridges station, a short train ride from busy Gatwick Airport.

I mean, a chump who spends an entire three-hour train ride returning voice mail?

Vernazza is nearest - a short train ride or lovely hour-and-a-half walk away - appearing like an unexpected vision as you approach.

It is smaller and more refined than its sister city, a 21-hour train ride to the south.

service

Geographical organisations would still operate the railway, but their role was to supply train services to the business sectors.

Amtrak suspended train service between Portland and Seattle until crews could inspect the tracks.

Millfield-educated Hewitt already has his heart set on working for Virgin tycoon Richard Branson's planned privatised train service .

Amtrak suspended train service between Portland and Seattle until tracks could be inspected, a spokesman said.

In May 1991 a new high-speed train service on the Hamburg-Munich route was introduced.

The event attracted a record number of passengers who enjoyed an intensive steam train service and additional vintage train service.

It has been argued that it would make sense for whoever runs the train services to also take responsibility for the track.

set

Once he nicked my entire Corgi transporter filled with cars and a train set .

It was just a train set , indefinably old-fashioned.

I used the money to buy an electric train set , but frustratingly enough, it didn't work very well.

The display in the shop window was an extravagant scenario designed to showcase a monster train set .

There was a big Hornby train set , working by battery, with a set of rails to match, for Jerry.

They re-entered general service in 1947, but not as train sets .

The toylike character of this electric train set is emphasised by lack of people.

Another early memory was getting my first train set .

station

They will also meet you at the train stations .

Doyle remembers Gabby, an 8-year-old he first met eating discarded ice cream cones in the train station .

Hugh's Glasgow was a paradise of train stations and carpet factories.

I know it's a train station and that, but I du n no how to get home from here.

She arrived at the train station , with trunk, on August 6.

I had reached their house late at night from the train station , absolutely penniless.

steam

Up to 20 caravans have parked close to the town's historic cathedral, and opposite the leisure centre and steam train station.

Read in studio Railway enthusiasts are queueing up for a nostalgic trip on a steam train .

Some find this special reproduction steam train moving and nostalgic.

Twenty-five feet down, Foo rolled over and saw an upside-down steam train puff by above him.

She was aware that her heart was clattering inside her, racketing against her ribs like a demented steam train .

At Ambleside you can take a steam train through the lake and river scenery of the Leven valley.

The admission price includes rides on the steam trains and the other attractions.

On Steamdays visitors can enjoy rides in the 1930s steam trains and see the activities of a steam locomotive depot.

ticket

Only at level 14 and above can you buy a soft sleeper train ticket .

He turned a small cardboard rectangle over and over between his fingers: the train ticket .

The price of train tickets can vary from the reasonable to the ridiculous.

He purchased a train ticket with the money he had left.

It was just costing them a lot of money in phone calls and train tickets to London.

Getting there is relatively easy - Nick's train ticket cost £140 and he travelled direct from London on the Warsaw Express.

There is panic buying of food, air tickets , train tickets, everything.

wagon

He was left behind by the rest of the wagon train because his vehicle was so cumbersome.

There must be people in these old graveyards who came out on wagon trains .

She attacked a wagon train two years ago.

As sundown approached, scores of settlers and a wagon train of police vans moved down the hill as Maj.

The noises got nearer and shapes became clearer - horses pulling a long wagon train .

I passed long wagon trains filled with wounded and dying soldiers, without even a blanket to shield them....

Everybody circled up like wagon trains around the bleach vats and wood room and even the goddamn lunch table.

wreck

If there were no blizzard to shut down Washington, there would still be the budget train wreck .

And if the budget train wreck ended, there would still be -- political correctness.

The show-biz story of the decade has spawned the cinematic train wreck of 1996.

■ VERB

board

No record of the former Prime Minister would be complete without boarding the train between Birmingham to Wolverhampton.

He boarded the train for the overnight journey and entered a first-class compartment with his first-class ticket.

When they boarded the train back to London all were still emotionally exhausted: throughout the long journey little was said.

It was dark when he boarded the train .

In Dresden, witnesses reported violent clashes between police and would-be emigrants desperate to board trains to the West.

They must be somewhere in the Bronx: he boarded the train only half an hour ago.

Had the boys boarded a train to Carlisle and caused damage there, this might have been regarded as too remote.

Q: All over the world, analysts are saying that you finally have boarded the Oslo peace train .

catch

Chris and Patrick had caught a train to London and taken a taxi straight to Richie's flat.

They returned to their hotel, packed their bags, and left for Penn Station to catch a train for Washington.

I could still catch the early train if I left immediately.

Then I closed off my Albany life with four phone calls and caught the ten thirty train to New York.

Peter arranged a taxi to Victoria for me to catch a train to Gatwick and the last flight to Edinburgh.

After the debate, they dined on hamburgers and talked sports at a local joint before catching a train back to Washington.

After seeing the competitors set off, there was a dash to Forster Square Station to catch the train to Esholt.

Panicky civilians raced to the railway station to catch any train heading south.

change

We parted at Paddington, and assured them that they would have to change trains at Oxford.

Although the line will remain open, people will have to change trains at Thornaby.

There is an unutterable sadness around Medina del Campo, where I had to change trains for Salamanca.

At midnight, twenty-four hours after leaving Calais, she finally arrived in Milan where she had to change trains .

It shows passengers where they need to change trains .

In Trieste we changed trains and took the express to Venice.

But it does tell you where you have to change trains , the time of the connections and the overall travelling time.

But not to change trains , only cars.

get

We've only just got off the train , haven't had time for a cup of tea or anything.

Recently, I returned to Walton junction with my children to get the train to Ormskirk.

A powerful urge told me to return to the station and get on the train back to Jamila's place.

She said I would when I got on the train .

Lenin got into the train without replying a word.

They got two trains running every day.

jump

Some guards moved the taxi back to the road and then they jumped on to the train again.

I was a fisherman myself before I jumped that train and wound up here.

Anyway, I'd already found a seat when he jumped on as the train was about to leave.

I once read a case in the newspaper about a man who jumped in front of an Underground train .

And says if he'd been given his own psychiatric nurse ... he would never have jumped off the train .

leave

There is plenty of time to look around Stratford-upon-Avon or leave the train at Warwick to visit the historic castle.

Mount Tarumae rose on the left as the train began to turn sharply inland, towards Sapporo on the Chitose Line.

Some of the brighter ones left trains for several minutes, and were photographed.

Amelie sat on her suitcase all day, not daring to leave in case the train came.

Below these entrances were folding steps, in case it should be necessary to enter or leave the train from track level.

He left alone before the train reached Carrick.

miss

I had to go - I had a meeting in town and I didn't want to miss the train .

They took a drive and missed the last train to Wareham.

Back in the main street of Ballinasloe, I had to act fast, or I would miss my train .

I missed the slower trains with the lounge cars and the rackety wheels.

We talked until I missed the last train .

You may miss the train unless you go at once.

It might only save seconds, but seconds can make the difference between missing a train and getting to work.

move

It would be like parachuting on to a moving train .

For if the moving train had shrunk laterally, it would fit inside the stationary train, as in a tunnel.

Hornby, founded in 1908, has now moved on from trains and cars to sell dolls and video games.

With other mutilated veterans in Rumania, later, he had been thrown from a moving train .

It is a little like throwing a ball out of a moving train .

Why, very easily, if the moving train has shrunk in length.

I could see the remains of those buildings from the moving train .

Or alternatively, if time is passing at a slower rate on the moving train .

pull

The loco was rostered to pull a brake van train between Bewdley and Kidderminster at 10.10, 11.35 and 13.05.

The engine was in front, pulling the train , which Parr said prevented additional injuries.

It will be one of two engines pulling trains on the line this summer.

The terrain was so difficult that for part of the journey three locomotives were needed to pull one train .

The noises got nearer and shapes became clearer - horses pulling a long wagon train .

The child's amazement and delight at first seeing the trundling engine pulling a train behind it had been something to witness.

The horses pulling the train came to a halt and Eline stumbled to her feet.

run

Denied the ability to run and train , she felt useless.

Amtrak also runs its passenger trains on this stretch.

The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train .

Caltrain runs commuter trains to both destinations and to other Silicon Valley cities, culminating in San Francisco.

The state government retains the right to license other operators to run passenger and freight trains over the country rail network.

But it was like being run over by a train .

Some one saw me running up that right-hand staircase, running for the train .

It has been argued that it would make sense for whoever runs the train services to also take responsibility for the track.

stop

The overhead track then stops , so the train runs on just the horizontal bottom supports.

The man had tried to stop a train carrying arms that were to be sent to the contras.

I expect she was so excited that she didn't stop to look up trains .

And the brakes feel like they could stop an express train .

We needed always to stop where the trains were serviced for water, trash and fuel.

Two London gangs had joined forces to stop the train at Sear's Crossing in Buckinghamshire by rigging the signals.

Jack was able to stop the freight train without accident.

take

When Eva was three years old she was taken by train to the city.

I had a day off so I took the train down and did my part.

He reads a newspaper to him every day, takes him on trains and buses and to the shops.

The next day they took the train to Salzburg.

Day 5 Sat Aswan-Cairo Another free day before taking the overnight train to Cairo.

She took the train to Wellesley, in nervousness dropping her money on the platform.

I took the night train for Fort William, which stops at Crianlarich at seven in the morning.

The fastest way from there to the Embankment was to take an Underground train from Euston.

travel

They had to travel by train all over the country.

Alvin 1 214 was able to fly on alone to book rooms for the dancers, who would travel by train .

Together they travelled north by train .

To get there one has to travel four hours by train from Calcutta to the town of Asansol, 150 miles away.

Certainly this man could afford to travel by train .

That's why I don't travel on the train very often.

He then travelled by train to London to visit Bond Street in general and a famed jeweller in particular.

wait

Charlotte walked slowly on to the platform and waited for her train to pull in.

The platform is brightly lit and filled with people waiting for the train to pull in.

The man was standing by his left shoulder, waiting for the train to stop.

At about 4: 00 p. m. about 600 people were waiting around for their trains .

But he could not sit patiently and wait for the next train , in an hour's time.

There were a couple of men standing there by the door, waiting for the train to pull in and stop.

I spect he's waiting for a train .

It'd be nice to be waiting here for a train and then getting on it and going somewhere nice.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bird/train etc spotter

Here is the story of one of them, Derek, the most unsuccessful train spotter in the world.

I suppose we're all train spotters at heart.

In Leicester a group of men got up like train spotters were very excited to see our coach.

It's a bonus for the late train spotter .

What a field day the train spotters had!

Why are so many train spotters called Derek?

catch a train/plane/bus

I should be able to catch the 12:05 train.

Kevin catches the bus home on Mondays and Wednesdays.

After the debate, they dined on hamburgers and talked sports at a local joint before catching a train back to Washington.

Chris and Patrick had caught a train to London and taken a taxi straight to Richie's flat.

He caught a plane last night.

I could catch a bus back into town.

Maybe she had caught a train to New Rochelle.

Peter arranged a taxi to Victoria for me to catch a train to Gatwick and the last flight to Edinburgh.

The second time I caught a bus to the coast.

They returned to their hotel, packed their bags, and left for Penn Station to catch a train for Washington.

express train/coach/bus

And the brakes feel like they could stop an express train.

He took the ball like an express train and burst through the midfield defence.

It still sounded like an express train in the confines of the small garage.

It was perfect for low-fare express coach services.

The subway trip seemed endless, even on the express train.

Transfer to the Kobe line and catch the 8: 20 express train.

Visitors have to take a local train to visit Delft; the express trains speed by.

formal education/training/qualifications

But today students need more formal education to learn the academic skills that increasingly are required on the job.

Entry-level budget analysts may receive some formal training when they begin their jobs.

Mekki had little formal education, a bullying manner and a longshoreman's fondness for obscenity.

Not only did the managers gain skills and knowledge from formal training, but they also augmented their networks of relationships.

The ritualistic quality of the formal training programs was not lost on the neW managers.

Then, of course, the whole process of formal education is a crucial socialising agency.

We believe that formal training in the use of the laryngeal mask would be beneficial to any physician dealing with such cases.

Yet there is undoubtedly a very positive value placed on formal education by black families.

hop a plane/bus/train etc

Elated, Daley and Sis hopped a plane for a vacation in the Florida Keys.

He would just hop trains and stuff.

Receiving assurances that there was no ethnic dimension to the role he had been offered, Hoch hopped a plane headed west.

in-service training/courses etc

A national in-service training programme will ensure that all teachers are fully qualified in the subject they are teaching.

Both should receive official sanction and both require in-service training opportunities to acquire the necessary skills.

If trainees are attending a regular in-service training course, individual viewing could be built into the syllabus.

In some cases school finances are being pooled to fund in-service training, large expensive resources and joint activities for the children.

Organizers of in-service training courses will also find them useful.

Some apply for every in-service training course that is going.

The potential contributions of the academic and in-service courses must be left for another occasion.

The second one, which is two hours long, is designed for teachers, college lecturers and in-service training.

jump a train

model aircraft/train/car etc

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

Andrew has been prompted to make a model car like his dad's.

Corgi sent a full range of their model cars, including Rolls Royces and Porsches.

Genghis, assembled out of model car parts, weighed only 3. 6 pounds.

I built model cars when I was younger.

Loafers that looked more like model cars.

Some people like model trains or football.

The sum was raised at a model aircraft flying display that was all but washed out through appalling weather.

put sb on a train/plane etc

the gravy train

through train

By 1993, he hopes to have moved 250 public housing developments through training for tenant management.

Employee Development Programs help employees develop their talents and capacities through training sessions, workshops, and the like.

He said the new 16.52 Middlesbrough to Darlington service was in fact a through train to Bishop Auckland.

Officials are drafting the strategy, which aims to raise teaching standards through training and staff support.

The foundry supplied some 42 spans of varying sizes which enabled the natives to travel from Benares to Calcutta by through train.

The regulation will be through training and a points system, based on experience gained in mediation.

To reprise Wallace Stevens, managers wear square hats and learn through training.

We finished the trip on a through train, drinking white wine and eating crisps, looking at the Cambrian line scenery.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a wagon train

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As the mail train thundered past and disappeared into the distance he heard the familiar sound of footsteps.

But he made it, and got to the station just before the train did.

Caltrain runs commuter trains to both destinations and to other Silicon Valley cities, culminating in San Francisco.

Comment on the dollar had been sombre for much of the year in the train of developments the previous autumn.

We parted at Paddington, and assured them that they would have to change trains at Oxford.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

highly

In practice, spoken language interpreters are highly educated and highly trained .

Highly trained and experienced financial managers head each financial department.

Today it is identically equipped to the Regular Army and is highly trained in at least one speciality.

They were tough, highly trained volunteers in the Airborne, but some looked very young to me.

Swordsmen are amongst the most highly trained and proficient of the provincial regiments.

It was, by and large, the domain of highly trained white men.

The Reiksguard forms an elite core of highly trained , expensively-equipped troops who are loyal to the Emperor in person.

With the touch of a button, these highly trained technicians can change the picture being transmitted.

■ NOUN

management

But you get the general lay of the land from management training .

Senior staff and middle managers having an explicit management role and being trained and developed to do it. 3.

The twenty-year relationship between Anne and Laura started when they found themselves on the same management training course.

He warned management during training camp that the team would be in deep trouble if either he or Johnson suffered injuries.

The Kenilworth-Parkside Resident Management Corporation hired and trained residents to manage the property and do the maintenance.

Of course, we also provide practical project management training from the shop floor up.

The advanced training program focused on estate planning and liability management .

worker

I usually don't mention the fact that I once trained as a social worker .

Indiana has reserved the bulk of its economic-development spending for training workers .

Ask about the qualifications and training of workers , and whether the agency insures against misconduct.

This makes them much harder to replace than easily trained shop-floor workers or line managers.

Dively said he will be reimbursed the $ 2, 400 it will cost to train each worker in his 13-week program.

Their growing team of newly trained women health workers were from the village peasant classes, however.

The 1-page standard would require employers to provide special training to injured workers and others handling the same duties.

■ VERB

receive

Many doctors feel that medical students still do not receive enough training in communication skills.

Entry-level budget analysts may receive some formal training when they begin their jobs.

Some are instructors, who do not receive training , others are on the graduate teaching programme.

He seemed to have received special training somewhere that allowed him to live with such possibilities without a trace of fear.

At Chalmers University some 600 undergraduates and 50 postgraduates now receive hands-on training in online information retrieval every year.

The schools will receive additional teacher training and textbook money, as well as closer monitoring.

However, staff in residential and nursing homes generally receive little training in caring for the elderly.

They had received little training on the job, and had not been plainly told that plutonium caused cancer.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bird-spotting/train-spotting etc

bird/train etc spotter

Here is the story of one of them, Derek, the most unsuccessful train spotter in the world.

I suppose we're all train spotters at heart.

In Leicester a group of men got up like train spotters were very excited to see our coach.

It's a bonus for the late train spotter .

What a field day the train spotters had!

Why are so many train spotters called Derek?

express train/coach/bus

And the brakes feel like they could stop an express train.

He took the ball like an express train and burst through the midfield defence.

It still sounded like an express train in the confines of the small garage.

It was perfect for low-fare express coach services.

The subway trip seemed endless, even on the express train.

Transfer to the Kobe line and catch the 8: 20 express train.

Visitors have to take a local train to visit Delft; the express trains speed by.

formal education/training/qualifications

But today students need more formal education to learn the academic skills that increasingly are required on the job.

Entry-level budget analysts may receive some formal training when they begin their jobs.

Mekki had little formal education, a bullying manner and a longshoreman's fondness for obscenity.

Not only did the managers gain skills and knowledge from formal training, but they also augmented their networks of relationships.

The ritualistic quality of the formal training programs was not lost on the neW managers.

Then, of course, the whole process of formal education is a crucial socialising agency.

We believe that formal training in the use of the laryngeal mask would be beneficial to any physician dealing with such cases.

Yet there is undoubtedly a very positive value placed on formal education by black families.

in-service training/courses etc

A national in-service training programme will ensure that all teachers are fully qualified in the subject they are teaching.

Both should receive official sanction and both require in-service training opportunities to acquire the necessary skills.

If trainees are attending a regular in-service training course, individual viewing could be built into the syllabus.

In some cases school finances are being pooled to fund in-service training, large expensive resources and joint activities for the children.

Organizers of in-service training courses will also find them useful.

Some apply for every in-service training course that is going.

The potential contributions of the academic and in-service courses must be left for another occasion.

The second one, which is two hours long, is designed for teachers, college lecturers and in-service training.

model aircraft/train/car etc

A model car doesn't have to contain all the elements of an internal combustion engine in order to work as a toy!

Andrew has been prompted to make a model car like his dad's.

Corgi sent a full range of their model cars, including Rolls Royces and Porsches.

Genghis, assembled out of model car parts, weighed only 3. 6 pounds.

I built model cars when I was younger.

Loafers that looked more like model cars.

Some people like model trains or football.

The sum was raised at a model aircraft flying display that was all but washed out through appalling weather.

the gravy train

through train

By 1993, he hopes to have moved 250 public housing developments through training for tenant management.

Employee Development Programs help employees develop their talents and capacities through training sessions, workshops, and the like.

He said the new 16.52 Middlesbrough to Darlington service was in fact a through train to Bishop Auckland.

Officials are drafting the strategy, which aims to raise teaching standards through training and staff support.

The foundry supplied some 42 spans of varying sizes which enabled the natives to travel from Benares to Calcutta by through train.

The regulation will be through training and a points system, based on experience gained in mediation.

To reprise Wallace Stevens, managers wear square hats and learn through training.

We finished the trip on a through train, drinking white wine and eating crisps, looking at the Cambrian line scenery.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A lot of employers don't train their staff properly.

All employees will be trained to use the new computer system.

Chris trained at an airbase in Honduras.

Hamilton trains and sells horses.

Her husband trained to be an auto mechanic, but he can't find a job.

I'm not as fit as I should be. I don't train enough.

If you're really going to run in the marathon, you need to start training now.

In the winter months, she trains in Montana.

Julie is training to be a nurse.

Melanie trained for a career in music, but switched to photography in her early thirties.

She's been training for the marathon for six months.

The dog was trained to detect illegal drugs.

The staff must be trained to use the software correctly.

The team is currently training in Hampshire.

The troops had been training for an important role in the battle.

Tyson is training for the big fight next week.

We train people in skills such as typing and business administration.

We train twice a week at the local gym.

We want to encourage people who left school early to train for better jobs.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Mr Gorman recently trained to become a chiropractor.

These teams will be trained in direction and how to participate in problem solving.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.