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Pronunciation: /wɔːk/

Translation of walk in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 caminar, andar* (especially Spain/especialmente España) ; (in a leisurely way) pasear at a walking pace al paso (del que camina) walk, don't run! ¡camina, no corras! walk/don't walk (American English/inglés norteamericano) cruce/no cruce I'll walk with you as far as the library te acompaño hasta la biblioteca we spent the morning walking around town pasamos la mañana caminando or paseando por la ciudad we'd better start walking back será mejor que nos pongamos en camino de regreso I walk by o past the school on my way to work paso por el colegio de camino al trabajo you can't just walk by without helping no puedes seguir de largo sin pararte a ayudar he walked down/up the steps bajó/subió los peldaños everyone stopped talking when he walked in todos se callaron cuando él entró she walked out of the hotel salió del hotel she walked up to the guard se acercó al guardia to walk tall ir* or andar* con la cabeza en alto
    Example sentences
    • He lists his recreations as walking, cruising, theatre, painting and travel.
    • The other most important aspect is exercise, walking, aerobics, dancing, skipping, whatever takes your fancy.
    • Patients must be initiated into simple exercises such as walking.
  • 2 (go by foot) ir* a pie, ir* caminando or (especially Spain/especialmente España) andando it's too far to walk está demasiado lejos para ir a pie there was no elevator so we had to walk up no había ascensor, así que tuvimos que subir por la escalera he never walks anywhere no va a pie a ningún lado
    Example sentences
    • Every time I lifted my foot to walk, my other foot stuck to the ground and caused me to fall forward.
    • I continued to walk, my pace quickening once I was in a somewhat safer place.
    • As there are never any gaps in the traffic, you simply have to step out into the road and keep walking at a steady pace.
  • 3 [Sport/Deporte] (in baseball) dar* una base por bolas, pasar por bolas
    Example sentences
    • Increasingly, it seems, such restraint, like a batsman walking when he nicks it, has gone the way of the dodo.
    • The batsman knows he is out, yet, I've never heard of a match referee suspending a batsman for not walking.
    • Javed Omar was the first to fall, trapped lbw for 3-and he was walking before the umpire had raised his finger.
    Example sentences
    • Never one to draw many base on balls, Rich is walking at the lowest rate of his career.
    Example sentences
    • Chambers walked eight batters and struck out four in a game that took two hours and one minute to play.
    • Things got a bit tense when Gagne walked J.T. Snow on four pitches as well to load the bases.
    • After walking Stanley, Barber was replaced by Miller who got Don Weft to hit a grounder up the middle.
  • 4 (go missing) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], [humorous/humorístico], desaparecer*
  • 5 (back out) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], echarse para atrás [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • But do you not find pens 'walk' around the office? I can never keep a pen on my desk, whereas one of my colleagues seems to 'breed' them.
    • But do you not find pens 'walk' around the office? I can never keep a pen on my desk.
    Example sentences
    • When we arrived over 100 New Orleans P.D. officers had already walked off the job.
    • Should I just walk away from the deal?
    • The country was likely to walk away from the deal.
    Example sentences
    • $500.00 bail (that means $50.00) and he walked!
    • Maybe if he hadn't been so foolish by buying books on forensic investigation or in the way he dealt with his car, he might have walked. But he didn't and clearly the jury thought he was guilty.
  • 6 (go free) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], librarse de los cargos [colloquial/familiar]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (go along) [hills/path] recorrer, caminar por I can't walk another yard estoy que no puedo dar un paso más a policeman walking his beat un policía haciendo su ronda
    Example sentences
    • Residents of the parish would walk the route, carrying willow wands to beat special stones at set points around the parish boundary.
    • In part, because of that, I believe that officers walking the foot beat is a good thing.
    • I recently attended a meeting in Central Park where a considerable number of us walked the route of the proposed road.
  • 2 2.1 (take for walk) [dog] pasear, sacar* a pasear she walked us off our feet nos dejó agotados de tanto que nos hizo caminar 2.2 (accompany) acompañar I'll walk you home te acompaño hasta tu casa 2.3 (ride at walk) [horse] llevar al paso
    Example sentences
    • Just keep walking the horse up to the last point behind the trailer where it is still comfortable and stay there.
    • Each assistant walks the horses thru every step of the pattern, never letting the horse make even the slightest errors.
    • They walked their horses back to the stables and then handed them off to the stable boys.
    Example sentences
    • Mrs Watson gets to her feet and walks us back to our homeroom, which is empty because everyone has gone to class.
    • Holly gave Ford a hand getting to his feet, then walked him over to the elevator.
    • Then you wait for an escort to walk you the remaining 40 yards to the main building.
    Example sentences
    • Taking a walk for exercise, or to walk a dog for that matter, is thus no longer a pleasurable activity.
    • Recently, my friend with a lovely new puppy dog showed me a great place to walk the dog.
    • He walks his dog Jenny, an 11-year-old mongrel, past the river every day and saw the Environment Agency experts inspecting the dead fish.
  • 3 (in baseball) [Sport/Deporte] darle* una base por bolas a


  • 1 1.1 (leisurely) paseo (masculine); (long) caminata (feminine) to go for o take a walk ir* a pasear or a dar un paseo, ir* a caminar (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) take a walk! (American English/inglés norteamericano) ¡lárgate! [colloquial/familiar], ¡andá a pasear! (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], ¡córrete! (Chile) [colloquial/familiar] she took the dog for a walk sacó a pasear el perro he took us for a walk along the river nos llevó a pasear or a dar un paseo por el río it's five minutes' o a five-minute walk from here está or queda a cinco minutos de aquí a pie [colloquial/familiar] a walk in the park un paseo that was a walk in the park compared to this aquello fue un paseo comparado con esto walk of shame[ circunstancia de volver a casa de día, después de un encuentro sexual casual, por lo general sin haberse cambiado de ropa ] 1.2 [Sport/Deporte] marcha (feminine)
  • 2 2.1 (route) there's a beautiful walk through the woods se puede hacer un paseo precioso por el bosque 2.2 (path) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) camino (masculine)

Phrasal verbs

walk away

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
(from a place) alejarse the driver walked away with a few scratches el conductor se escapó con solo unos rasguños she walked away unhurt salió ilesa you can't turn your back on him and walk away no puedes darle la espalda y desentenderte de todo

walk away with

walk off with 2

walk into

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (enter) [room/building] entrar en, entrar a (Latin America/América Latina) 1.2 (fall into) [trap] caer* en I walked right into it caí como un angelito [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (obtain easily) she'll just walk into the job va a conseguir el trabajo sin ningún problema 1.4 (become involved in) we walked into the middle of a family row caímos justo en medio de una discusión familiar when you walked into my life cuando entraste en mi vida 1.5 (collide with) darse* contra, llevarse por delante she walked into a tree se dio contra un árbol, se llevó un árbol por delante 1.6 (meet by chance) encontrarse* con

walk off

1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (go away) irse*, marcharse (especially Spain/especialmente España) 1.2v + adv, v + prep + o (leave) [Sport/Deporte] retirarse, salir*; [Theater/Teatro] hacer* mutis they walked off the pitch in protest se retiraron del or abandonaron el campo de juego en señal de protesta 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento we went out to walk off our lunch salimos a dar un paseo para bajar la comida he'd walked off two kilos había adelgazado dos kilos con las caminatas

walk off with

verb + adverb + preposition + object/verbo + adverbio + preposición + complemento
1.1 (take) llevarse he walked off with my silver cigarette case se llevó mi cigarrera de plata 1.2 (win) [prize] llevarse he walked off with seven of the ten awards barrió con or se llevó siete de los diez premios

walk on

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
(continue walking) seguir* su ( or mi etc) camino 1.1 (come on stage) salir* a escena

walk out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 (go on strike) abandonar el trabajo ([ como media reivindicatoria ]) 1.2 (quit) the Socialists walked out los socialistas abandonaron las conversaciones ( or negociaciones etc) they have threatened to walk out of the conference han amenazado con retirarse de or abandonar el congreso (en señal de protesta) 1.1 (British English/inglés británico) [dated/anticuado] (court) to walk out (with sb) salir* (con algn)

walk out on

verb + adverb + preposition + object/verbo + adverbio + preposición + complemento
[lover/family] dejar, abandonar, dejar plantado [colloquial/familiar]; [responsibility/obligation] no cumplir con

walk over

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] the Bears will walk all over them los Bears les van a dar una paliza [colloquial/familiar] don't let him walk all over you no te dejes pisotear or atropellar (por él)

walk through

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] [exam] aprobar* or pasar con los ojos cerrados [colloquial/familiar]

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