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"hike on" or "hike"? Two sentences in one conversation make me puzzle: ... A:Let's hike on the easy trails! ... B:Can we hike that trail?(no on here) Is it an easy trail? ...
7 mars 2014 02:53
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You are puzzled about the absence of "on". "Hike" is a verb and "trail" is the object of the verb. You could insert "on", in which case "on the trail" becomes a prepositional phrase.
7 mars 2014
The preposition "on" can be used but it's usually used to mean that we will adhere to the route of the trail. Often, I hike off the trail. Off-trail hiking is permitted in some areas, but it may be risky or in violation of an agreement.
7 mars 2014
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