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np36Super Member!


Hello,     May I ask a question about “fare”? When we talk about the money that we have to pay for travelling, we would say bus fare, air fare. What about the money we have to pay for food? Can we say food fare? Thank you very much.

06:39 AM Jun 28 2011 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hi! No, we don’t say “food fare.” Usually we talk about a “fare” only for things that require tickets.AmyWink

02:40 AM Jul 01 2011 |

np36Super Member!


So if we do not say “food fare”, which word should we use? For example, how should I ask how much I have to pay for each meal in a certain city? Can I say; “What is the usual cost of food in New York?” “This is the money for the cost of food yesterday.”   Thank you very much, and Happy the 4th of July.

12:42 AM Jul 03 2011 |

Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hi! Yes, I would say “cost” rather than “fare.” Money mouthAmy

10:36 PM Jul 04 2011 |