Alive is an adjective and means “living” or “not dead,” but we do not generally use alive before a noun.
- The lobsters in that tank are alive. Not, The “alive lobster”
- Luckily after the hurricane my tomato plants were still alive.
Live is an adjective and means “living” or “not dead”
- We bought live lobsters at the fish market.
- That truck is carrying live animals.
Died is the past tense form of the verb die, which means to stop living.
- Frank said his pet bird died.
- JS Bach died in 1750.
Dead is an adjective which means “not alive.”
- I pulled out all of the dead plants from my garden.
- I found a dead mouse in the basement this morning.
Travel is a verb meaning to go somewhere, or move from place to place.
- Ken often travels on business.
- Most people in the USA travel by car.
- Jenny is traveling in South American now
Trip is a noun meaning a journey, for business or pleasure. We sometimes use “take a trip”
- My last trip to Asia was really exciting.
- Chris is planning a two-week trip to Eastern Europe next year.
- Joe took a trip on a cruise ship. He loved it!
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The word “time” is countable when it means experience or occasion:
- I have been to Times Square several times.
- Jim has gone to that restaurant 3 or 4 times.
- I have seen that movie more than ten times.
The word “time” is uncountable when it refers to “clock time”
- I don’t have much time today.
- Baking bread takes a lot of time.
- Jim has enough time to buy cake for dessert.
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