Translation of stride in Spanish:
intransitive verb past tense strode past participle stridden Pronunciation: / ˈstrɪdn / (+ adverb complement)
- he strode up and down the platformhe came striding down the stairsiba y venía por el andén dando grandes zancadashe strode away/off angrilybajó las escaleras a zancadasshe strode purposefully into the roomse fue furioso, dando grandes zancadasentró con aire resuelto en la habitaciónExample sentences
- Will just gave me a look of such utter wrath and betrayal that I took an involuntary step backwards as he strode towards me.
- I turned to find Mrs. Abernathy striding down the steps toward us, looking and sounding harassed and more than a little stressed.
- I strode confidently towards it, until I realised that my steep drive now resembled an ice rink.
- 1.1 (long step) in one o a single strideto make (great) stridesde una zancadashe's been making great strides toward recoveryhacer (grandes) progresos1.2 (gait) she walks with a vigorous stridese recupera a pasos agigantadosto get into o hit one's stridecamina con paso enérgicothe campaign is now well in its strideagarrar or (especially Spain) coger el ritmoto put o throw somebody off her/his stridela campaña está ya en marchato take something in one's stridehacerle perder el ritmo a alguienhe takes everything in his stridetomarse algo con calmase lo toma todo con calmaExample sentences
- He did not run, but he walked with a distance-eating stride.
- Stand with your feet together and step forward with your right, about a long stride's length in front of your left.
- So I showed them how I walked with the bent-kneed stride of the cattle herder, how I leaned on my staff while talking with my gaze far away as if in search of a straying cow.
- Then with a couple of strides of that long gait of his, he had made room in behind McKenna and had only one thing in mind.
- Consider him: at slow or fast-medium, his approach never varied; two short walking paces, six running strides and a four-foot leap.
- He said nothing, and turned back to continue his stride down the sidewalk.
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