WOTW: via

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - via


Via” is usually a preposition used in talking about movement. It has one central meaning. Let’s find out what it is.


The meaning of the preposition “via” is travelling through a place on the way to a destination.


+ I flew to Tokyo via Hong Kong.

+ This bullet train goes to Hakata via Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka.

+ We came via the usual route.

+ She went home via the supermarket.


Similarly, the preposition “via” means by way of, or by means of.


+ Many people receive their news via the internet these days.

+ Their reputation developed entirely via word of mouth.

+ Please send your application via email.

+ His music is a mix of David Bowie, and Prince, via Jimi Hendrix.


The pronunciation is / ˈvʌɪə /.


This word is in the New General Service List, a list of the 3,000 most common words in English communication. You can get the full list on our website by clicking here.


この単語は、英語で最もよく使われる3,000の単語のリストであるNew General Service Listからのものです。完全なリストはこちらから。



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