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    Do both sentences have similar meanings? 'Bike riding' and 'cycling'

    Hi teachers,
    Do both sentences have similar meanings?
    a) They go bike riding.
    b) They go cycling.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Do both sentences have similar meanings? 'Bike riding' and 'cycling'

    Yes, they mean the same thing. "Cycling" is perhaps the more formal word. Cycling is an Olympic sport. Bike riding is what kids do around the neighborhood.

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    Re: Do both sentences have similar meanings? 'Bike riding' and 'cycling'

    Hi,
    Two more questions please, which one is right?
    a) They go bike riding in the mountains.
    b) They go bike riding on the mountains.

    Can we say, 'They ride on/in the mountains'?
    Last edited by learning54; 22-May-2012 at 23:14.

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