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Go + Ving

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Some activities are commonly expressed in English by the phrase Go + Ving. See the list below.

go camping


go hiking


go fishing


go hunting

go swimming


go diving


go surfing


go snorkeling

go water skiing


go scuba diving


go wind surfing



go skiing


go snowboarding


go (ice) skating



go shopping


go bowling


go roller skating



go jogging


go running


go rollerblading


go skateboarding

go sky diving


go parachuting


go parasailing



Examples:

    A: Would you like to go skiing this weekend?

    B: No, I'd rather go ice skating.

    A: Did you go bowling last night?

    B: Actually, I went shopping instead.

Common mistakes:

I want to camping on Saturday.


(Incorrect)

I want to go camping on Saturday.


(Correct)

They went to jogging this morning.


(Incorrect)

They went jogging this morning.


(Correct)

I like to swimming.


(Incorrect)

I like to swim.


(Okay)

I like swimming.


(Okay)

I like to go swimming.


(Okay)

I like going swimming.


(Okay)

See also :

Vocabulary : Sports/Fun/Recreation

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16