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A bus is a large motor vehicle that carries passengers by road from one place to another.
In Britain, a comfortable bus that carries passengers on long journeys is called a coach.
In America, a vehicle designed for long journeys is usually called a bus.
Past participle: coached
|Noun||1.||coach - (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team|
basketball coach - a coach of basketball players
conditioner - a trainer of athletes
football coach - a coach of football players
hockey coach - a coach of hockey players
tennis coach - a coach of tennis players
trainer - one who trains other persons or animals
|2.||coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)|
crammer - a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations
|3.||coach - a railcar where passengers ride |
railcar, railroad car, railway car, car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
chair car, drawing-room car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car - a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
|4.||coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver|
|5.||coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"|
minibus - a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
school bus - a bus used to transport children to or from school
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
window - a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
|Verb||1.||coach - teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"|
train - exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics"
|2.||coach - drive a coach|
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
drive - operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"
to coach sb in French → enseñar francés a algn
to coach sb in a part → preparar a algn para un papel
coach driver N (Brit) → conductor(a) m/f de autobús, conductor(a) m/f de autocar (Sp)
coach operator N → compañía f de autobuses, compañía f de autocares (Sp)
coach station N → estación f de autobuses
coach tour N (Brit) → gira f en autocar, viaje m en autocar
coach trip N (Brit) → excursión f en autobús, excursión f en autocar (Sp)
the French coach → l'entraîneur de l'équipe de France