Ticket

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Definition

a ticket: a piece of paper to provide access (to a concert for example); a fine or penalty (for a traffic violation for example)
noun
a plane ticket

to ticket (somebody): to provide a ticket for, to issue a ticket to (somebody)
verb

to get a (speeding) ticket: to receive or be given a ticket (for surpassing the speed limit)
verb
I got a parking ticket, I was parked in a handicapped zone.

Examples

  • "Book yourself a ticket and I'll pick you up at the airport on my new Harley Davidson."
  • "Ticket Inspector : Can I see your tickets, please?"
  • "Ticket Inspector : Tickets please!"
  • "In any case, I've booked you a ticket to Alaska for tomorrow."
  • "Step right up and get your ticket to the hippie circus."
  • "I've got two tickets to see Swan Lake performed by the San Francisco Ballet at the War Memorial Opera House this Saturday evening."
  • "These tickets are the best that money can buy, so I really don't want one of them to go to waste!"
  • "Unfortunately, the gentleman I was planning to take with me is unable to attend, so his ticket is up for grabs!"
  • "Anyway, get in touch if you want the spare ticket!"
  • "My ticket says B39, which means you're in my seat!"

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