Fun grammar

To give (somebody) a ride – To take (somebody) somewhere, using any form of transport.

«The fish is giving the frog a ride To the other side of the pond.»

 

To get a ride – To be taken somewhere (by somebody)

«The frog got a ride To the other side of the pond.»

 

«My flatmate gives me a ride to the station every day.»

«I get a ride to the station with my flatmate every day.»

 

To take somebody for a ride:

Literally – To take somebody for a short excursion or outing for pleasure,

‘They took us for a ride in their boat’.

 

Figurative – To take somebody for a ride – To deceive, duped, cheat or trick somebody, often used in the passive -To be taken for a ride – To be deceived, duped or tricked.

‘You paid three thousand euros for that second-hand car. It’s not worth half. You’ve been taken for a ride.’

 

Video from @describesnatures

To look like (something) – To have a strong physical similarity  (To something/somebody).

Repost from @idogtv

The dog thinks he looks like a ferocious wolf. He really looks like a soft toy.

When we’re shocked by somebody’s personal appearance (not in a good way) we often exclaim, ‘ What do you look like? With the emphasis of the street on do.

 

Repost from @petofday