- 1 1.1 (andar) to walk le gusta caminar por el campo he likes going for walks o (going) walking in the country salieron a caminar they went out for a walk queda muy cerca, podemos ir caminando it's very close, we can walk o we can go on foot el nene ya camina the baby's walking now tú corre si quieres, yo voy caminando you run if you want to, I'm walking o going to walk ¡camina derecho! stand up straight when you walk o don't slouch a ti te hace falta alguien que te haga caminar derecho what you need is someone to keep you in line [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (hacia una meta, fin) caminamos hacia una nueva era social our society is moving into a new age un actor que camina hacia la fama an actor heading for fame el río camina hacia el mar [literary/literario] the river wends o makes its way to the sea [literary/literario] el sol caminaba hacia el ocaso [literary/literario] the sun moved westward [literary/literario]
- 2 (AmL) 2.1 [reloj/motor] to work 2.2 [familiar/colloquial] [asunto] el asunto va caminando the matter is progressing o [colloquial/familiar] things are moving si no tienes un conocido allí, el trámite no camina if you don't know someone who works there, it's difficult to get things moving
- 1 [distancia] to walk caminamos dos kilómetros todos los días we walk two kilometers every day siempre camino ese trecho I always walk that bit, I always do that bit on foot
- 2 (Col) [familiar/colloquial], [persona] to chase [colloquial/familiar], to be after [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.