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"Dar una vuelta" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to go for a walk", and "montar en bici" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to ride a bike". Learn more about the difference between "dar una vuelta" and "montar en bici" below.
dar una vuelta(
dahr
 
oo
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nah
 
bwehl
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tah
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to move around)
a. to go for a walk (by foot)
Me pasé el día estudiando. Necesito ir a dar una vuelta por el parque.I've studied all day. I need to go for a walk in the park.
b. to go for a ride (by bike)
Todos los domingos damos una vuelta en bicicleta.Every Sunday we go for a ride on our bikes.
c. to go for a drive (by car)
Ayer fuimos a dar una vuelta en el coche nuevo.Yesterday we went for a drive in our new car.
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montar en bici(
mohn
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tahr
 
ehn
 
bee
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see
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. to ride a bike
Santiago aprendió a montar en bici cuando tenía seis años.Santiago learnt how to ride a bike when he was six.
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