ride the bus

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ride the bus(
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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 bus)
a. ir en autobús
I ride the bus to school.Voy en autobús a la escuela.
b. viajar en bus
Joe rides the bus to work.Joe viaja en bus al trabajo.
c. viajar en colectivo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We rode the bus downtown.Viajamos en colectivo al centro.
d. viajar en ómnibus
Silvia rides the bus to work.Silvia viaja en ómnibus a trabajar.
e. ir en camión
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The subway broke down, so I had to ride the bus.El metro se descompuso, entonces tuve que ir en camión.
f. ir en guagua
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
They rode the bus to the beach.Fueron en guagua a la playa.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. ve en autobús
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
My car broke down. How am I going to get to work? - Ride the bus like I do.Mi coche se averió. ¿Cómo voy a llegar al trabajo? - Ve en autobús como yo.
b. viaja en bus
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Ride the bus. That way you don't have to worry about parking.Viaja en bus. De esa manera no tienes que preocuparte por el estacionamiento.
c. viaja en colectivo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
How do I get to Abasto Shopping? - It's easy, just ride the bus.¿Cómo llego al Abasto Shopping? - Es fácil, solo viaja en colectivo.
d. viaja en ómnibus
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I don't know if I should go by plane or bus. - Ride the bus. You'll save money.No sé si debo ir en avión o en autobús. - Viaja en ómnibus. Ahorrarás dinero.
e. ve en camión
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Ride the bus. It takes longer, but it's more interesting.Ve en camión. Lleva más tiempo, pero es más interesante.
f. ve en guagua
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Ride the bus when you're in Puerto Rico. That way you can talk to people who live there.Ve en guagua cuando estás en Puerto Rico. De esa manera puedes hablar con la gente que vive allá.
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