Car pool

Idiom

Car pool

Definition

Refers to the act of sharing a car ride with other people who are travelling to the same destination

Examples

I’m car pooling with my friends to the concert tonight

I’m going to join a car pool to save on fuel costs

Origin

U.S. during the 1970s during the height of the energy crisis

FAQs

What is a car pool?

A car pool is when two or more people share a car ride to the same destination

How many people can be in a car pool?

The number of people in a car pool varies depending on the size of the car and the number of passengers. Generally, it is recommended that a group of no more than four people share a car ride to the same destination