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    #1

    verb for slide-water

    Hi everyone,

    What is an appropriate verb collocation for the nouns "slide waters" and "slides".
    For example, " I enjoyed using/running down/having/sliding down slide-waters/slides in theme park or the other kind of park."

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    Re: verb for slide-water

    You slide or go down a slide or, if it's covered with running water, a water-slide (not a "slide-water").
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    Re: verb for slide-water

    If you just say you enjoyed the water slides, it would be understood it meant you riding down them.

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    Re: verb for slide-water

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    If you just say you enjoyed the water slides, it would be understood it meant you riding down them.
    So the verb choices include: "Ride down , "slide" , "go down".
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    Re: verb for slide-water

    You don't even need a verb to go with it.

    I enjoyed the water-slides at the water park.

    It's clear that you actually went down the slides, you didn't just stand staring at them.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: verb for slide-water

    Technically, you could say "I enjoy sliding down the water-slides" but it is redundant.

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    #7

    Re: verb for slide-water

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You don't even need a verb to go with it.

    I enjoyed the water-slides at the water park.

    It's clear that you actually went down the slides, you didn't just stand staring at them.
    That would be "I enjoyed watching people going down the water-slides". :)

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