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trek

Saltos de línea: trek
Pronunciación: /trɛk
 
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Definición de trek en inglés:

sustantivo

1A long arduous journey, especially one made on foot: a trek to the South Pole
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Named for the 4,672-foot volcanic massif, which from the west appears to have three peaks, the park has a number of trails and hikes, varying from easy strolls to extremely arduous treks.
  • Although he has been part of several groups in his various adventures in the past, he has spent a great deal of these arduous treks in the company of Sir Ranulf Ffiennes.
  • The attack took place along an arduous trek into the wildlife sanctuary on Kapiti Island which is heavily wooded at this time of year.
Sinónimos
journey, trip, expedition, safari, odyssey;
British informal yomp, trog
1.1 (the Trek) South African see Great Trek.
1.2South African A leg or stage of a journey.
2 [mass noun] South African informal A person’s possessions: I was at the new flat waiting for my trek to arrive
3South African A haul of fish caught using a trek net.

verbo (treks, trekking, trekked)

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1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] Go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot: we trekked through the jungle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although his ammo had been replenished, the captain would rather have trekked back to the supply area than witness a fellow soldier die.
  • They had a big fish tank in one corner and he was trekking back and forth between that and a bannister by a flight of stairs way across the room.
  • Director Majid Majidi (The Children of Heaven) follows a blind eight-year-old boy as he treks across the Iranian countryside with his rather distant father.
Sinónimos
travel, journey
British informal yomp, trog
1.1South African Travel constantly from place to place: my plan is to trek about seeing the world
1.2 historical , chiefly South African Migrate or journey with one’s belongings by ox wagon.
1.3 [no object, usually in imperative] South African (Of an ox) draw a vehicle or pull a load: ‘Trek!’ he shouted, and we were off
2 [no object] South African Fish using a trek net: many licences are given to men who trek for sport rather than professional fishermen

Origen

mid 19th century: from South African Dutch trek (noun), trekken (verb) 'pull, travel'.

Derivados

trekker

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The trekkers, who are from Chennai and Ootacamund, will be pulling on their backpacks on December 12, one day after International Mountain Day concludes.
  • The organisers, who included experienced trekkers, wanted a ‘warm-up’ walk before starting the actual climb up the steep rocky slope of the hill.
  • They have visited guest houses, police stations, trekkers ' haunts, enlisted the help of Nepalese guides - and put up thousands of posters pleading for information.

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Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure