Spanish Word of the Day
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
montar verb: to ride
    Yo nunca he montado en góndola. I’ve never travelled in a gondola.
  • With other forms of transport, montar just means to travel by the means specified:
    Yo nunca he montado en góndola. I’ve never travelled in a gondola.
    Le encanta montar en bici. She loves cycling.
    No sabe montar a caballo. He doesn’t know how to ride (a horse).
  • Lots of Spanish verbs, such as montar, have different meanings according to whether you use them with a grammatical object or without. Today we’re looking at montar used without an object.
    If you ride a horse or a bike, this is the word you need. Notice which prepositions you need to use:
    Yo nunca he montado en góndola. I’ve never travelled in a gondola.
    Le encanta montar en bici. She loves cycling.
    No sabe montar a caballo. He doesn’t know how to ride (a horse).
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