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fare

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport, Motor vehicles
farefare1 /feə $ fer/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable]TTCOST the price you pay to travel somewhere by bus, train, plane etcbus/train/air/cab fare Air fares have shot up by 20%.half-fare/full-fare Children under 14 travel half-fare.see thesaurus at cost2 FOOD[uncountable] written food, especially food served in a restaurant or eaten on a special occasion traditional Christmas faresee thesaurus at food3 [countable]TTCTRAVEL a passenger in a taxi4 [uncountable] something that is offered to the public, especially as entertainment The movie is suitable family fare.
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fareA one-week stay in Majorca costs $779 including air fare.Room, air fare and one show ticket: $ 400 to $ 470, also two nights.The biggest fare increases were on the Kansas City to Minneapolis line.I said, miming standard television sit-com fare.The Elephant and Castle is known for its traditional English fare.The full excess fare had to be paid.The movie is suitable family fare.Lindsey Inn, offers an assortment of hearty fare and seafood dishes in a comfortable atmosphere.Goose, duck, and turkey are typical holiday fare in the Netherlands.The specials, publicized only on the Internet and good for weekend getaways, are far lower than any other fares.Children will be thrilled to find such simple fare as macaroni and cheese on the menu.I had to walk home because I didn't have enough money for the fare.The fare laid before Botha last night was hardly epicurean.The fare is cheaper on Saturdays and Sundays.The only possible response from the independents would be to also reduce their fares but without the cross-funding safety net.Finally run out of money and had to borrow train fare from Chamonix to Geneva.How much is the train fare from Toronto to Montreal?bus/train/air/cab fareNot included: ground and air fare.The service also can book air fare, ground transportation, lift tickets and more.Not included: international air fare and port taxes.The Sisters soon realised that many of the patients could not afford the bus or train fare every week.With each call, the CalPIRG callers asked for the lowest possible air fare on a specific route for a specific date.He was trying to save bus fares so he could buy a new bike.Head whirling, she went into a travel agency and enquired the air fare to Toronto.The cab fare was thirty-three dollars.
farefare2 verb   fare well/badly/better etc→ See Verb table
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fareI always enjoyed walking the full length of the street to check how the other shops were faring.Although here, too, Chicago had fared better than many older cities, unemployment remained a serious, seemingly intractable problem.Yeb isn't faring much better.I do consider myself a storyteller... and yet I am concerned that education is faring so badly.First, there is the demand that individual animals have a life that fares well, all considered.Even in cities which generally fared well in the face of federal budget cuts, the impacts in these areas were significant.In the major terminal breeds, the Charolais fares worst with up to 17.3 percent of difficult calvings in some herds.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfarefare /feəfer/ noun [countable]TRAVEL the price paid to travel by plane, train etcWith cheaper air fares, travelers have more vacation choices.South Yorkshire’s low bus fares are persuading drivers to leave their cars at home.Children under 14 travel half fare.Only half of the passengers had paid full fare. advance purchase fare business class fare coach fare excess fare first-class fare off-peak fare one-way fare open-jaw fare peak fare peak season fare return fare single fare
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Verb table
fare
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfare
he, she, itfares
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fared
he, she, ithas fared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fare
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fared
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam faring
he, she, itis faring
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you, we, theyare faring
Past
I, he, she, itwas faring
you, we, theywere faring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been faring
he, she, ithas been faring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been faring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be faring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been faring
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