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  1. beachboy's Avatar
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    #1

    to ride

    the children are riding the bus
    the children are riding on the bus
    Any difference?

  2. Eric Davis's Avatar

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    Re: to ride

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    the children are riding the bus
    the children are riding on the bus
    Any difference?
    One is the object of are riding.
    The other is using a prepositional phrase as an adverbial modifier: on the bus.

    Have a look at this site to see the difference...

    Reed-Kellogg Diagrammer
    Last edited by Eric Davis; 23-Feb-2010 at 22:48.

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