Verbs of motion

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Verbs of motion are words used to describe how something moves. In English we use prepositions for this, e.g. I go by car, by foot, by plane. But in other languages, such as Russian, they use special verbs, called verbs of motion, to explain how the movement happens. Russian has 14 verbs of motion! This can take quite a while to learn, but it is really awesome that there is this kind of variation in world languages.

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