[Vocabulary] We took rides at Disney Land.

englishhobby

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Is this sentence correct and natural?
We took rides at Disney Land.
 

tedmc

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I would say: we went on the rides at Disneyland.
 

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Tedmc is correct. We don't "take rides" at a theme park. You might hear someone say "We took a ride on the rollercoaster" but not "We took a rollercoaster ride" (that sounds like you stole it!)
 

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Or you ride the rides.
 
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