[Vocabulary] We decided to take a saunter barefoot on the beach.

Sarah-Betty

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Which sentences is correct?

  1. We decided to go for a stroll barefoot on the beach.
  2. We decided to go for a saunter barefoot on the beach.
  3. We decided to take a saunter barefoot on the beach.

Thanks in advance.
 

Charlie Bernstein

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They're all fine. Stroll is more natural than saunter. The most natural word is walk.
 

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I think go for a stroll and take a walk are equally natural there.
 

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Sarah-Betty, you seem determined to use 'saunter' — a word native speakers use very infrequently. [Click]
 

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It's used as a verb fairly commonly in BrE but not as a noun, as it would be in "take a saunter".

My friend and I sauntered along the seafront at Bognor on Christmas Day.
He was sauntering round the museum for hours.
 

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Sarah-Betty, choose between:

"Which sentence is correct?"

And:

"Which sentences are correct?"
 

Charlie Bernstein

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I think go for a stroll and take a walk are equally natural there.

You're right, they both work fine there. I say "most natural" because where I've lived, people mainly take walks on the beach and strolls on streets and paths.
 
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