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Transit

Today’s word of the day exercise is

transit

Notes

This is a word that is mostly useful for writing about transport and you should note the phrase mass transit in particular.  You may also find the word useful when writing about change because there is very often a period of transition following a change.

Forms of the word

transit 

transition

transitional

transitory

Using the word

mass: This inability to build an extensive and cohesive mass transit network harms the job prospects of people who rely on public transport.

in:  The goods were damaged in transit and therefore you are responsible replacing them.

campsNo one can argue displaced persons in transit camps deserve any aid or assistance that can be provided.

smooth: While this reform will cause some problems, the government should be able to make the transition as smooth as possible.

period: In this period of transition special allowance should be made for anyone who fails to make the grade.

 

Exercise

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