"Walk" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "caminar", and "ride a bike" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "montar en bici". Learn more about the difference between "walk" and "ride a bike" below.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to travel on foot)
You should walk to lose some weight.Deberías caminar para perder algo de peso.
I love walking in the countryside.Me encanta andar por el campo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to travel on foot to)
I had to walk all the way home because I couldn't catch a taxi.Tuve que caminar todo el trayecto a casa porque no pude agarrar un taxi.
Dad would walk ten miles to school every day.Papá andaba diez millas a la escuela todos los días.
3. (to take for a walk)
I like walking the dog on the beach.Me gusta pasear al perro por la playa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el paseo (short)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We went for a walk in the park.Fuimos a dar un paseo por el parque.
b. la caminata (long)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is a long walk from here to the zoo.Es una larga caminata desde aquí hasta el zoológico.
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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 go on a bicycle)
a. montar en bici
Do you know how to ride a bike?¿Sabes montar en bici?
b. andar en bici
My mom didn't learn to ride a bike until she was in her fifties.Mi mamá no aprendió a andar en bici hasta los cincuenta y pico años.