Meaning of ROUTE in English
▪ fast , quick , short
The shortest ~ home is along the shore.
▪ convenient , easy
▪ circuitous , circular , indirect , roundabout , tortuous ( esp. BrE )
a circuitous ~ through the narrow side streets
▪ dangerous , safe
▪ attractive , beautiful ( esp. BrE ), scenic
We had plenty of time so we took the scenic ~.
▪ alternate ( AmE ), alternative , different
The snow forced us to take an alternative ~.
▪ main , major , trunk ( esp. BrE )
▪ air , overland , sea
▪ bus , cycle ( BrE )
▪ shipping , supply , trade
▪ east-west , southerly , southern , etc.
▪ transatlantic ( esp. BrE ), transcontinental ( esp. AmE ), etc.
VERB + ROUTE
▪ follow , go , take , use
▪ choose , find , map out , plan , work out
You'll have to plan your ~ carefully.
The bus driver did not seem to know the ~.
We retraced our ~ in an attempt to get back on the right path.
▪ fly , travel
The airline currently flies this ~ twice a day.
ROUTE + VERB
▪ cross sth , follow sth , go , pass through sth , run , take sb
The alternative ~ takes you along the river.
▪ turn ( esp. BrE )
Our ~ lay straight ahead and downhill.
▪ connect sth , link sth
the trade ~s linking Persia and China
ROUTE + NOUN
▪ along the ~
There are plenty of hotels along the ~.
▪ on the ~
We live on the school bus ~.
▪ ~ between
the most direct ~ between Bangkok and Chiang Mai
▪ ~ from
the air ~ from Berlin to Beijing
▪ ~ through
a scenic ~ through the south of France
▪ ~ to
the shortest ~ to Manila
the best ~ to success
▪ en ~ (= on the way)
We'll stop for lunch en ~.
Route is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ traffic
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012