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Pronunciation: /wɔːk/

Translation of walk in French:


  • 5 [Sport] épreuve (f) de marche


  • 1 faire [qch] à pied [distance, path, road]


  • (in general) marcher; (for pleasure) se promener; (not run) aller au pas it's not very far, let's walk ce n'est pas très loin, allons-y à pied he walked up/down the road il a remonté/descendu la rue (à pied)

à pied is often omitted with movement verbs if we already know that the person is on foot. If it is surprising or ambiguous, à pied should be included.

Phrasal verbs

walk around

walk around se promener; (aimlessly) traîner
walk around [sth] (to and fro) faire un tour dans; (make circuit of) faire le tour de

walk away

s'éloigner (from de) 1.1 (refuse to face) to walk away from se désintéresser de [problem] 1.2 (survive unscathed) sortir indemne (from de) 1.3 (win easily) to walk away with gagner [qch] haut la main [game, tournament] remporter [qch] haut la main [election] décrocher [prize, honour]

walk back

revenir sur ses pas (to jusqu'à) we walked back (home) nous sommes rentrés à pied

walk in

entrer I'd just walked in when... je venais à peine d'entrer quand...

walk into

walk into [sth] (enter) entrer dans 1.1 tomber dans [trap]; se fourrer dans [tricky situation] 1.2 (bump into) rentrer dans [door, person]

walk off

walk off partir brusquement 1.1to walk off with sth (innocently) partir avec qch (as theft) filer [fam] avec qch
walk [sth] off se promener pour faire passer [hangover, large meal]

walk out

sortir (of de) 1.1 (desert) partir to walk out on laisser tomber [fam] [lover] rompre [contract, undertaking] 1.2 (as protest) partir en signe de protestation; (on strike) se mettre en grève

walk over

walk over s'approcher (to de)
walk over [sb] [fam] 1.1 (defeat) battre [qn] à plates coutures 1.2 (humiliate) marcher sur les pieds de

walk round

walk round faire le tour
walk round [sth] (round edge of) faire le tour de; (visit) visiter [town]

walk through

traverser [house, forest]; passer [door]; parcourir [streets]; marcher dans [snow, mud, grass]

walk up

to walk up to s'approcher de

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