Meaning of BUS in English

BUS

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/plane/bus etc journey

the six-hour train journey to London

a coach/bus/boat trip

They took a boat trip to see the seals.

a night train/bus/flight

I took the night train to Fort William.

a railway/train/bus timetable

a taxi/bus/truck etc driver

Car drivers face a new daily charge to enter the capital.

a train/bus/coach ticket

I’ve lost my train ticket.

bendy bus

bus lane

bus pass

bus pass

You can buy a cheap one-day bus pass .

bus passengers

Bus passengers are facing higher fares.

bus shelter

bus station

bus stop

bus/coach/car etc travel

The price is £98, inclusive of coach travel.

bus/train/air/cab fare

Air fares have shot up by 20%.

by car/train/bus/taxi etc

They travelled to Chicago by train.

come by car/train/bus etc

Will you be coming by train?

courtesy bus/taxi/car/phone etc

The hotel runs a courtesy bus from the airport.

Most reviewers receive a courtesy copy of the book.

crash a car/bus/plane etc

He was drunk when he crashed the car.

ferry/bus terminal

go by bus/train/car etc

It’ll be quicker to go by train.

miss the train/bus etc

I overslept and missed the train.

passengers get on/off a bus/plane etc

The bus stopped and half the passengers got off.

ride a bus American English

Ann rides the bus to work.

shuttle bus

A shuttle bus operates to and from the beach of San Benedetto.

the school bus

walking bus

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

local

The project is a good example of co-operation between a preserved railway and a local bus company.

Convenient for the local bus service, shops and bars.

Two of the 16-bit slots have local bus extensions.

Its capital is Tetouan, eleven miles from M'Diq and reached by local bus , taxi or excursion coach.

They found their local bus service a poor substitute.

The stations will be rebuilt with high-level platforms, new buildings and convenient interchange with local bus routes.

He also became a great favourite with the occupants of the local school bus , which passed his garden gate twice daily.

Recently, my wife was on a local bus with a lot of teenage girls coming home from school.

■ NOUN

company

The project is a good example of co-operation between a preserved railway and a local bus company .

In mass transit, private bus companies spend considerable sums to influence legislatures, to get and keep their contracts.

Since 1987 it has emerged as the number one buyer of privatised bus companies , picking up operators from Inverness to Hampshire.

The case studies will be undertaken to establish how a bus company operates from the viewpoint of its management and organisation.

So will local authority bus companies .

Councillors are desperate to attract the supermarket chain to a site in Grange Road occupied by the Caldaire bus company .

Many bus companies provide advantageous fare tickets especially for tourists.

Amendment No. 4 would limit to two companies the number of bus companies which one purchaser could buy.

depot

Many urban homeless were seeking refuge in subway stations and bus depots .

Projects under negotiation include the Manggarai Integrated Terminal, a giant inter-city bus depot south of Jakarta.

There is a bus depot at the rear of the terminal.

Twenty-eight Brethren worshiped there, in a large bare rented room on the second floor of the bus depot .

The supermarket scheme will force Caldaire to move the United bus depot to another site.

His interest was in opening the nightclub next to the theater, in the abandoned Trailways bus depot .

Transport Organise trouble-free transport to and from the railway station, airport, or bus depot .

driver

Accusations have been made that bus drivers already flout speed limits on the estate.

This bus driver has driven us to the promised land.

After several decades of cyclists being terrorised by the bus drivers , the seeds of a counter-movement are taking shape.

The bus driver was late picking up the team from the hotel.

Public transport in Caracas was not affected after 35,000 subway conductors and public bus drivers voted not to join the strike.

State and local governments hire teachers, bus drivers , police, and firefighters.

The bus driver washed the windows as a classical music tape played from his dashboard.

Also patron of bus drivers , motorists, porters, travelers, truck drivers; he is invoked against nightmares.

fare

A computer is the only way he could weigh up the effect of the bus fare factor.

Through his twice weekly plasma sales, Willingham has helped Scheard and others buy clothes and food or pay bus fare .

Their bus fares are paid, but I suspect that they walked.

She will come to Indianapolis later, as Soon as there is money enough to pay for bus fare .

She would walk, in lashing rain, a howling wind, rather than pay a bus fare .

She could not afford the bus fare to see a doctor, much less his fee.

Unable to afford bus fares , she walked to interviews.

journey

The bus journey alone is eloquent of class inequality.

Sixteen of us flew into Delhi - and a fifteen hour bus journey took us up into the mountains.

One of my own compensations is the bus journey into town.

Iron rations were issued for the train or bus journey .

The evidence of the bus journey , however, painted a totally different picture.

Another, on his first bus journey , noted down the name of a shop as a landmark for the return trip.

Unfortunately, the 12.35 a.m. tram journey on route 16/18 was not replaced by a corresponding bus journey from Westminster to Purley.

To pay for their four-day bus journey to the south, her parents had to sell everything they owned.

lane

A report by development services director Stephen Tapper says bus lanes produce considerable time savings by allowing public transport unrestricted access.

We don't want bus lanes on motorways and we don't want traffic jams.

They spent their time hiding behind low stone walls and leaping out at motorists travelling in bus lanes .

Extensive bus lane and priority traffic signalling is approved for Manchester.

The successful firm will also have to provide a contraflow bus lane for the authority.

Because the council has turned the whole damn place into a bus lane and you can't move any more.

pass

I can't even get a bus pass .

They may soon be getting free bus passes but they know how to rock.

I got a social worker and she suggested I get a bus pass , so I could get to town.

Townspeople are being asked to sign a petition to help save the bus passes of Langbaurgh's 22,000 pensioners and disabled.

All the aggravation about replacing by bus pass , credit cards and library cards etc, all because I was thoughtless.

Free bus passes offered to parents in return for acting as supervisors.

Bus pass reprieve: Langbaurgh pensioners' free bus passes have been given a reprieve until the end of April.

passenger

Analysis of accidents involving bus passengers in future years will be undertaken.

In the past year the first phase of the analysis of bus passenger casualties highlighted in the 1991 Plan has been undertaken.

Without scaremongering, we fear very much for the needs of bus passengers .

I hope that Hon. Members will confine themselves to talking about bus passengers .

Reductions in bus passenger and car rear seat passenger casualties have contributed in large degree to this decrease.

The changes would have a detrimental effect on bus passengers .

The evidence is that when free concessionary travel was withdrawn fewer trips were made and there were fewer elderly bus passenger casualties.

ride

It was a rare family that even bothered to take the short bus ride to the sea.

Some have long bus rides to and from school, and are exhausted by the end of the day.

But on the bus ride home he resolved to do one thing.

It also gave Catholic a chance for its first bus ride to a game when it plays at Widener.

The larger town of Keszthely, on Lake Balaton, is a short bus ride away from Heviz and easily reached.

He is working with filmmaker Aaron Yamaguchi on a documentary about SlamAmerica, a poetry bus ride across the country.

No one carries more than about $ 1, enough for a train or bus ride and a phone call.

They will fly to Buffalo, then take a two-hour bus ride to Olean.

route

It was thoughtful of Rufus because it's on the bus route .

There will be interchange here with Vogtlandbahn services and two bus routes .

Which of them is nearest to a bus route ?

Pre-war poster for Circular bus route 22, which replaced the Layton and Central Drive trams in 1936.

But as shopping habits changed many traders shut up shop and moved out blaming recession, traffic restrictions and fewer bus routes .

The stations will be rebuilt with high-level platforms, new buildings and convenient interchange with local bus routes .

No previous experience is required although an interest in bus routes and cold soup would prove useful.

school

The shop assistant, staring idly through his shop-window, saw the school bus approaching its stop, through almost blinding rain.

A field of enormous white microwave dishes, each large enough to cradle a school bus , is set on a hill.

School route: Durham county council has reminded school bus drivers that they should not use the narrow Roundhill Road route.

Despite the day, a school bus was lined up in front of the museum.

The school bus was late, so Anna was on time.

The camp rented a school bus and drove them home north along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

On Tuesday he had a temper tantrum on the school bus and then kicked the school secretary.

They reminded me of three little schoolboys I had just seen earlier this morning, waiting for the school bus .

service

However, a bus service offers an alternative if the going proves too taxing.

The Metro-North railroad said it was operating bus service on its Bainbury branch.

Since deregulation of bus services some routes may have been altered or replaced.

There is an hourly bus service during the day from the Airport to the Transport Interchange in the city centre.

At the regional scale a much more varied picture of bus services emerges.

The role of the bus becomes much more important if rail services disappear and are to be replaced by bus services.

shelter

A bus shelter feet away was blown to bits.

Damien writhed in anger as he stood penned in the bus shelter like an animal, with this herd of obnoxious Cockneys.

When they're still young, girls hang around bus stations, leisure centres, bus shelters or each other's doorsteps.

We will, however, investigate the options for altering the layout of the present advertising bus shelter .

We propose to have a meeting with Adshel with respect to the two bus shelters .

The traffic had started to move more freely now and he walked to the bus shelter at the roadside, and waited.

It was starting to rain, so the three of us sat in a bus shelter .

At a quarter to three I was in position behind the grime-sprayed glass of a bus shelter on the Banbury Road.

shuttle

A daytime shuttle bus operates 6 days a week to the village.

C., will deploy a fuel cell-driven shuttle bus using methanol as a fuel.

The hotel is air-conditioned and offers a complimentary shuttle bus to the nearby Equador beach.

A courtesy shuttle bus runs to and from the Ally Pally.

Parmenter took the Agency shuttle bus back to Langley.

Use the free shuttle bus to the show.

Private vehicles are prohibited in the area, which is served by a shuttle bus .

station

The 1770s house had become a boarding house and the eighteenth-century garden paved over as the city bus station .

Police are also checking bus stations and airports.

She was headed for the bus station , I thought, and from there back to the Amtrak station in Denver.

Buses departing from the present bus station to be to the south only.

I went to sit in the bus station and think this over.

The bus station was similarly desolate, while the cinema, cultural centre, public baths and a hospital have closed.

The bus station was crowded to the doors.

stop

At Wandsworth, it was a seven-minute walk from the bus stop to the end of Varney Street.

A handful of zealots at bus stops manipulates Belfast workers who are freshly aware of possible bombings on urban streets.

I navigated Jan and Darren to the bus stop .

The bus stop was only across the street.

Mike ran down the road to the bus stop .

Additional troops would be stationed at bus stops and in public places, especially in Jerusalem.

At the bus stop he looked hopefully for Gabriel.

One child was cuffed for misbehaving at a bus stop .

terminal

Hotel St Raphael A superior first-class hotel close to the airport bus terminal .

After she had rolled the empty barrels back into the garage, she went inside and called the bus terminal .

The east shore of the bay had no airport landing strip, no railhead, no long-distance bus terminal .

timetable

Eventually I managed to find a page torn from a local bus timetable which showed the Province of Parma.

Much of the information they sent back came from the newspapers and, in one case, the Miami bus timetable .

We have no need to theorise about bus timetables in order to catch a bus into town.

Please note that these itineraries are suggestions only, and are subject to bus timetables and accommodation availability.

tour

Relief watch us from their tour bus .

A few yards way on the nearest path, another tour bus stopped and unleashed its clientele.

They can't even tear up the hotels on this tour because they're sleeping on the tour bus .

Marcos and the rebel leadership rode ahead in a tour bus , with a fleet of police vehicles and helicopters in escort.

And he was just crossing over the dual carriageway to reach the northbound lane when the StatusQuo tour bus ran over him.

I made the decision to get a tour bus big enough for me and my family this time.

trip

We stayed at Dassia, six miles and a 45p bus trip from town.

Jesse Ventura may tour flood damaged areas during his bus trip next week to northwestern Minnesota.

But the school budget is too tight to afford a lot of bus trips .

He took a six-hour bus trip to Oneonta for the funeral.

■ VERB

board

Two Pinochetistas immediately board the bus and furiously upbraid and threaten her.

A black serviceman boarded a city bus and sat in front, remembers Chauvin, who lives in Hayward.

Many Clutton players and supporters were still stunned by Royston Marley's brilliant brace of goals as they boarded the bus home.

She knew that she must board a bus .

They demanded to see her identification before she could board a bus to New York City.

Phillippa Addai, 13, of Islington, north London, was last seen boarding the school bus with friends.

First, she boarded the wrong bus and then she got lost, even when she was on the right one.

catch

And I've got to catch the team bus at twelve-forty-five.

He saw her getting up and going home, taking a suitcase and catching the noon bus tomorrow.

We caught a late bus out of Bordeaux and arrived in darkness.

She was trying to catch the bus that was greedily gobbling up passengers at an angle across the street.

Had set off to catch the bus .

One cool March morning we hiked over to the Mendoza road and caught the twice-weekly bus to Temuco.

I can catch a bus and make a visit.

I used to catch the bus to get there.

drive

I drive a bus to the front door.

He still drives his school bus , and, with each stop, he has a story to tell.

On June 10 Kouao met Manning while he was driving his bus .

He drove a city bus crosstown to pay off debts.

get

I can't even get a bus pass.

Jurors will not get off the bus when they visit the body site Friday.

I didn't know him when he got on the bus .

I made the decision to get a tour bus big enough for me and my family this time.

Try getting off the bus a stop early and briskly walk the rest of the way.

They may soon be getting free bus passes but they know how to rock.

miss

On one occasion when he was late for work I questioned him and he said he had missed the bus .

Rich Brooks looked like a guy who missed the last bus to work.

I suppose to a 12-year-old kid, missing the bus is a pretty big deal.

Anfield defender Mark Wright will travel to join his team-mates later today after missing the team bus travelling to Crystal Palace.

One chilly evening at a crossroads gas station I offered a ride to a young woman who had missed her bus .

Luke Bouverie missed the last bus out of Woodborough to Loxford, so he thumbed a lift.

Their own daughter had lingered at home and missed the bus which she normally would have taken to her job last Sunday.

run

Before the war, a man called Tommy Oliver ran a bus service for the people of Baldersdale.

He looked beautiful on a tennis court; he was a pleasure to look at running for a bus .

Sometimes you catch them laughing their heads off, running for a bus , meeting an unexpected friend.

Dozens of people lined the route, some running alongside the bus , others taking pictures and some throwing things at it.

She left them, running for her bus , fed up with her responsibilities.

Later I would run breathless from the bus stop, expecting to be murdered, beaten, raped.

And just then the policeman saw another man, who was running to catch a bus .

take

It was a rare family that even bothered to take the short bus ride to the sea.

Uncle Shim and I took the bus .

I remembered Father Dmitri's invitation to call at his church and took the bus there during the Sunday midday break.

She had a job in Frisco; she had to take the Greyhound bus at the crossroads and go in every day.

I have also taken the bus to the University, about 8 miles away, where the courses are being held.

We were going to take a bus to Bakersfield and work picking grapes.

I take the bus to Santa Ana, the second city of El Salvador.

He did not have enough money to take the bus .

travel

Adelaida Parra coordinates seven literacy groups each week spending long hours travelling by bus between the distant shanty towns.

I used to travel by bus a lot, so I had a season ticket.

They spent their time hiding behind low stone walls and leaping out at motorists travelling in bus lanes.

Ian and Libby and Joshua will be travelling by bus or car; it might suit Avocado Gerry, though.

The children travel by school bus to Howden, and social events are held in the old school.

Within a few days of term ending, the Roberts travelled by bus to Heathrow.

Some parents say they won't allow their children to travel by bus until the law is changed.

wait

Half past eight comes and it is time to stand outside and wait for the bus .

At least 16 children who had been waiting at the bus stop were questioned by investigators.

I went to Westminster one night in mid-March, and was waiting for my bus just outside the Abbey.

One by one, silently, they head out the door, across the lobby and into the waiting chartered bus .

I had to wait for the bus .

They reminded me of three little schoolboys I had just seen earlier this morning, waiting for the school bus .

It was the kind of place where you waited for a bus that never came.

Well, perhaps Warner had seen her waiting for a bus or hitchhiking to the inaugural and generously gave her a lift.

walk

Alida had been shocked, seeing him with Florence Ames walking from the bus stop towards Dorothea's house.

She walked over to the bus stop and leaned against the bus-shelter glass.

The traffic had started to move more freely now and he walked to the bus shelter at the roadside, and waited.

Mami walked her to the bus stop for her first month at her new school over in the next parish.

In the rich world the equivalent is the husband who drives a car with a wife who walks or catches the bus .

She was walking to her bus stop.

I remember walking through the bus station on my way home.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bus load/car load/truck load etc

bus/tram etc depot

His interest was in opening the nightclub next to the theater, in the abandoned Trailways bus depot .

Many urban homeless were seeking refuge in subway stations and bus depots .

Projects under negotiation include the Manggarai Integrated Terminal, a giant inter-city bus depot south of Jakarta.

The supermarket scheme will force Caldaire to move the United bus depot to another site.

There is a bus depot at the rear of the terminal.

Transport Organise trouble-free transport to and from the railway station, airport, or bus depot .

Twenty-eight Brethren worshiped there, in a large bare rented room on the second floor of the bus depot .

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.

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.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the bus to the airport

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I didn't know him when he got on the bus .

New security measures, including video surveillance cameras, come into force on the city's bus fleet this week.

Or you can nominate friends, acquaintances, bartenders or bus drivers.

Rich Brooks looked like a guy who missed the last bus to work.

We are sitting in the bus only.

Which of them is nearest to a bus route?

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bus load/car load/truck load etc

bus/tram etc depot

His interest was in opening the nightclub next to the theater, in the abandoned Trailways bus depot .

Many urban homeless were seeking refuge in subway stations and bus depots .

Projects under negotiation include the Manggarai Integrated Terminal, a giant inter-city bus depot south of Jakarta.

The supermarket scheme will force Caldaire to move the United bus depot to another site.

There is a bus depot at the rear of the terminal.

Transport Organise trouble-free transport to and from the railway station, airport, or bus depot .

Twenty-eight Brethren worshiped there, in a large bare rented room on the second floor of the bus depot .

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.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In 1989 the town had voted down a petition to close the school and bus the seventeen Granville students to Rochester Elementary.

Mitchell probed the leftover debris on the plates Adrian had bussed.

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