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    #1

    riding on the

    Can I use riding on the for the following expression?

    1. riding on the bicycle
    2. riding on the plane
    3. riding on the car
    4. riding on the train
    5. riding on the coach
    6. riding on the tram
    7. riding on the boat
    8. riding on the bus
    9. riding on the motorbike
    10. riding on the truck
    11. riding on the taxi
    12. riding on the helicopter
    13. riding on the ship
    14. riding on the ferry
    15. riding on the sampan
    16. riding on the yacht
    17. riding on the surfboard
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    Re: riding on the

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Can I use riding on the for the following expression?

    1. riding on the bicycle
    2. riding on the plane
    3. riding on the car
    4. riding on the train
    5. riding on the coach
    6. riding on the tram
    7. riding on the boat
    8. riding on the bus
    9. riding on the motorbike
    10. riding on the truck
    11. riding on the taxi
    12. riding on the helicopter
    13. riding on the ship
    14. riding on the ferry
    15. riding on the sampan
    16. riding on the yacht
    17. riding on the surfboard

    ju
    "Riding on" is not suitable for #3 and #11.
    #12 sounds strange to me, but it might be OK.
    I would say "sailing on a ship/yacht".
    I think the others are OK.

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    #3

    Re: riding on the

    going by bike; cycling
    going/travelling by plane; flying
    going/travelling by car; driving
    going/travelling by train, coach, tram, boat, bus
    going by motorbike
    going/ travelling by truck, taxi, helicopter, ship, ferry, sampan
    going/travelling by yacht; sailing


    These are all more natural to me than 'riding on'.

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