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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    #1

    took her ice skating

    Doesn't it have to be "took her to an ice skating rink"? Is it an ungrammtical or a common expression?

    ex)When my daughter was three years old, I took her ice skating for the first time, even though I hadn't been on the ice for almost twenty years....

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    #2

    Re: took her ice skating

    Quite common, and not ungrammatical.
    John is going to take me sailing.
    I took my friend bird-watching

    Etc.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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