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    Hi! Please tell, what should I use - "to ride a roundabout" or "to ride on a roundabout", if I mean "sitting on a roundabout while it spins"? Thanks again.

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    First, just to be sure, are you talking about one of these? This is a roundabout, but it doesn't fit your sentence:


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    No. I meant merry-go-round or carousel.

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    PS - This is a carousel or merry-go-round, which you can sit on while it spins:



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    Ride and ride on are both good. Also go for a ride on and take a ride on.

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    Thank you, Charlie!

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