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    #1

    swimming

    1) We are on the way to swimming.

    2) We are on the way to a swim.

    3) We are on the way to the swim.

    4) We are on the way to a/the swimming pool.


    Which sentences are right/wrong, please?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: swimming

    4) is correct.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    #3

    Re: swimming

    Can "to go for a swim" be used? If I'm at the beach?
    Or if I am in the fitness club, meeting someone there on my way to the swimming pool, can I say that I am on the way to a swim?

    Thank you.

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    Re: swimming

    Quote Originally Posted by irinaofr View Post
    Can "to go for a swim" be used? If I'm at the beach?
    Or if I am in the fitness club, meeting someone there on my way to the swimming pool, can I say that I am on the way to for a swim?

    Thank you.

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    #5

    Re: swimming

    Sure! That's the problem, "for", not "to"! Thank you!

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    #6

    Re: swimming

    In BrE, "I'm on my way to swimming" is used too.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: swimming

    1) We are on the way to swimming
    2) We are on the way for a swim

    Both works then?

    Many thanks!

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    #8

    Re: swimming

    Say:

    Both work.

    Also, you didn't mention:

    We're going swimming.

    That one is often used.

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