Do you like to travel by plane?
I don't know about you, but when I think about traveling somewhere by plane, I think about adventure and excitement!
If you have done a lot of traveling in the English-speaking world, you have probably heard today's phrasal verb before.
Today's phrasal verb is "touch down."
Here is a sample sentence:
"Our flight is scheduled to touch down in Los Angeles at 10am on Friday morning."
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To touch down
What does it mean? "Touch down" means to make contact with the ground or to land. This is usually used when we talk about planes, helicopters or space shuttles landing.
Grammar tips: This verb cannot be separated with an object. The words "touch" and "down" must stay together.
More examples: "When our helicopter touched down in the desert, I could see for miles." or "I will be there to pick you up when your flight touches down in New York."
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