take a train

take a train(
teyk
 
uh
 
treyn
)
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 train)
a. ir en tren
We can take a train or a bus. You choose.Podemos ir en tren o coger el autobús. Elige tú.
b. venir en tren (moving toward the speaker)
Did you take a train or did you drive here?¿Viniste en tren o manejaste aquí?
c. tomar un tren
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I can take a train if it's not very crowded.Puedo tomar un tren si no está muy lleno.
d. coger un tren
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If we take a train to Cuenca, we'll get there in three hours.Si cogemos un tren a Cuenca, llegaremos en tres horas.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. ve en tren
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)
Take a train from Paris to London. It's only an hour more than taking a plan.Ve en tren de París a Londres. Es solo una hora más que tomar un avión.
b. vaya en tren
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
It's snowing a lot. - Take a train. It will be safer than driving back home.Está nevando mucho. - Vaya en tren. Será más seguro que conducir de regreso a casa.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. vayan en tren (plural)
I can't drive you to the game tomorrow. Please take a train.No puedo conducirlos al partido mañana. Por favor vayan en tren.
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