Grammar Patterns

on N

The 'horseback' group

These nouns refer to forms of transport or things that help you get about.
But it's cheaper for me to go on the bus.
Abraham padlocked the church gates and pedalled off on his bike.
The man on horseback looked down at her and frowned.
  • on crutches
  • on foot
  • on horseback
  • on roller-blades
  • on roller-skates
  • on skis
  • on stilts
  • on the bus
  • on the train
  • on the tube
  • The following are used as normal count nouns:
  • bike
  • boat
  • bus
  • coach
  • moped
  • motorbike
  • plane
  • scooter
  • ship
  • train
  • tram
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