ir en bicicleta
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ir en bicicleta(
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kleh
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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 travel by bicycle)
a. to ride a bicycle
¿Sabes ir en bicicleta?Can you ride a bicycle?
b. to ride a bike
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tienes que estar en forma para ir en bicicleta por San Francisco.You need to be fit to ride a bike in San Francisco.
c. to ride one's bicycle
En este pueblito la gente prefiere ir en bicicleta a manejar.In this small town people prefer riding their bicycles to driving.
d. to ride one's bike
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pedro tuvo un accidente yendo en bicicleta.Pedro had an accident while riding his bike.
e. to cycle
Al castillo pueden ir en bicicleta o en autobús.You can cycle to the castle or you can go by bus.
f. to bike
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Fuimos en bicicleta desde Bilbao hasta San Sebastián.We biked from Bilbao to San Sebastian.
g. to go by bicycle
Los niños de la aldea iban a todas partes en bicicleta.The kids in the village would go everywhere by bicycle.
2. (to use a bicycle)
a. to take one's bicycle
Voy en bicicleta a trabajar. Es muy sano.I take my bicycle to work. It's very healthy.
b. to take one's bike
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No me importa ir en auto, pero siempre que puedo voy en bicicleta.I don't mind taking the car, but I take my bike whenever I can.
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