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What do we use to say or describe that we were scared of getting caught by the police or something on the way from point A to B of 100 miles. In short we were scared of getting caught by the police on our way of 100 km

Do we use "all the way". I don't think this would be right cause it's used to describe distance. Please explain.

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We might get/be caught somewhere along the way.

We might be seen somewhere along the way.

Somewhere along that 100 miles we might get/be caught.

Somewhere along that 100 miles we might be seen.

100 miles is a long way and we might be seen somewhere along the way.

100 miles is a long way and someone might see us somewhere along the way.

Liton DasDo we use "all the way".

No. All the way means the entire distance.

I will guide you all the way.


You can consider this for the sentence in question:

We are scared that we might get caught on our way from A to B.

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Then I think "all the way" is correct because we were scared from point A to B of 100 km. Of getting caught. Cause we hadn't known where would we get caught.
Can I state those sentences to describing the situation after returning back from the journey like after one day or should I say "might have been caught" instead of because "might be seen" also used in present or future
Liton DasThen I think "all the way" is correct because we were scared from point A to B of 100 km. Of getting caught. Cause we hadn't known where would we get caught.

I understand.

I think you can convey the meaning more effectively by using past progressive.

we were feeling scared all the way that we might get caught by the police.

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Liton Das Can I use those sentences to describe the situation after journey, for instance, if I narrate it to someone the next day, or, should I say "might have been caught" instead since "might be seen" is used to refer to the present or the future?

Might have been caught is used when we want to convey unfulfilled action.

Here is an example:

Yesterday, we might have been caught by the police while we were overspeeding at the market square. We were lucky that the policemen were busy discussing something with someone.

Thanks for correcting me, I looked at up my writings and realised that, I did so many small mistakes just because I take everything too much lightly thanks to you.

So I can use "might have been" or "could get caught" for the situation that happened to us. We were scared but we didn't get caught. (An incident that happened in past and in present I am discussing with my friend).

How about this one.

We were scared of getting caught by the police all the way (100km).

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