Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Commute"

The meaning of "Commute" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does That's a commute mean?
A: Commute= to travel
Q: What does commuting mean?
A: Commuting is when you live somewhere and have to travel to another further away place to get to your job/school/internship on a regular basis. “I have a 1-hour commute to my job in New York City.” “I commute to school 3 times a week.”
Q: What does a commute mean?
A: to travel from one place to another. Usually used to describe the journey from home to work place. e.g. He has a long commute to work The commuters were unhappy the train was delayed
Q: What does to commute mean?
A: to commute = (1) to travel regularly between two places, like your home and your workplace (2) to reduce a punishment to a less severe one, like paying a fee instead of going to jail (1) I bought a cheap house out in the countryside, but now I have to commute an hour each way to work. Sally prefers commuting on the bus to driving because she can relax and read books. (2) The governor recently commuted the sentences of everyone convicted of marijuana possession. The murderer was sentenced to the death penalty at first, but his sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment.
Q: What does commute mean?
A: It means to travel between home and your place of work.

Example sentences using "Commute"

Q: Please show me example sentences with commute.
A: I commute to school by bus and train.
Q: Please show me example sentences with commute .
A: My commute to work takes an hour altogether. I commute to school every day. They commute to university on an overcrowded train.
Q: Please show me example sentences with commute.
A: commute as a noun is a journey, usually to work. e.g. my commute to the office is short. it is also a verb e.g. I commute to the office by train
Q: Please show me example sentences with to commute.
A: He commutes to work every day. (Or, as a noun:) She has a long commute to work every day.

Synonyms of "Commute" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between commute and exchange ?
A: They very different and have almost nothing in common.
Q: What is the difference between commute and go to the office ?
A: "commute" usually means "repeated travel to work" or "routine travel to work". "go to the office" only talks about a single instance of travel. A: How is your commute? B: Every day I take the Saikyo, and it's always so crowded. My commute is exhausting." C: There's been so much snow, the roads are closed. D: If I can't drive, I guess I'll go to the office by train today. E: There's a gas leak in the neighborhood, so no one can go to the office now.
Q: What is the difference between I commute to work by bus. and I go to work by bus. ?
A: They mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between I have long commutes and I have long commute ?
A: A commute is a trip you make regularly, almost always used to describe your daily trip to work. You wouldn’t really have more than one commute, so in both cases, the only sentence that sounds correct is “I have a long commute.”

Translations of "Commute"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 우리 회사는 늦은 출근을 허용하기 때문이다 (can I say 'late commute'?)
A: Oh! My company allows us to get to work late. My company allows us to start working later in the morning. Is that more like it? Sorry! Sometimes the idea is hard to translate. Haha
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? commute
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? off-peak commuting
A: @ritzz: english-speakers will get the meaning if you explain like that. 'off-peak commuting' is actually very understandable.

Other questions about "Commute"

Q: I commute a hour either way. does this sound natural?
Q: How do you commute here every morning? does this sound natural?
A: Other possible solutions: How do you get here every morning? What do you take to get here every morning?
Q: I have a commute of a great distance. does this sound natural?
A: It would be better if you said "I have a long commute"
Q: I commute with metro or I commute by metro?? Or any better way to say? does this sound natural?
A: The second one makes more sense, but I don't hear the word "metro" used a lot - at least, not where I live.
Q: I commute by car, and I try to leave home as early as possible so as not to get involved in the traffic jams. does this sound natural?
A: "...get caught in traffic." This is a set phrase that we use. You can use "catch" for other bad things too. "get caught in an awkward situation" 難しい状況におかれる "get caught in the rain" 雨に降られる "Did I catch you at a bad time?" ご都合の悪い時にお邪魔しましたか?

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