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Grammar detail: 散歩(さんぽ)

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散歩(さんぽ) - walk, stroll
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さんぽ
is a する verb meaning 'to walk' or 'to stroll'.
place
+
さんぽ
する
means
take a walk around~
place
+
する
means
take a walk in~
In the case of をする there is more focus on the place and therefore it is treated as the object of the sentence. In either case, when translated to English both may simply be translated as 'take a walk in ~', as is seen in the example sentences.
こうえん
公園
さんぽ
散歩
しません
What do you say to taking a walk in the park?
こうえん
公園
さんぽ
散歩
した

I took a walk in the park.
Note that in the following example, the particle に is used to indicate that the park is the location where an action (go for a stroll) takes place.
もういいこうえんさんぽ
って

“I’ve had enough! I’m going to the park for a walk.”
Other common phrases that are used with include:
く (go for a walk)
わたし
そぼ
祖母
ゆうがた
夕方
さんぽ
散歩
きます

My grandmother goes for a walk in the evening.
かける (go out for a walk)
ちょっと
さんぽ
散歩
かけません

What do you say to going out for a short walk?
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See also:
  • noun + する / します

Kanji used in this grammar

サン   ちらす to scatter, to distribute   ちらかす to scatter around   ちらかる to be in disorder   ち to fall (leaves etc)   
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ホ   フ   ブ   ある    あゆ to walk   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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シュツ   スイ   だ to take out, to put out   で to go out, to exit   
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コウ   おおやけ official, public   
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エン   その garden, park   
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ライ   く to come   きた to be forthcoming   きた to induce   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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ソ    ancestor   
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ボ   はは mother   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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ホウ   かた way, direction   
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