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    Is it unatural to say "I go playing football"?

    1. I swim every Sunday
    2. I go swimming every Sunday.
    3. I play football every Sunday.
    4. I go playing football every Sunday.

    Is there any difference between 'swim' and 'go swimming'? Does it sound unnatural to say 'go playing football' in sentence 4?

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    Last edited by Winwin2011; 04-Jun-2012 at 11:06.

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    Re: Is it unatural to say "I go playing football"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    1. I swim every Sunday
    2. I go swimming every Sunday.
    3. I play football every Sunday.
    4. I go playing football every Sunday.

    Is there any difference between 'swim' and 'go swimming'? No. Does it sound unnatural to say 'go playing football' in sentence 4? Yes.

    Thanks.
    Bhai.

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    Re: Is it unatural to say "I go playing football"?

    Can you see why? (Hint: think of activities.)

    b

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