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American English: /wɔk/
British English: /wɔːk/

Translation of walk in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    andar (esp Spain)
    (in a leisurely way) pasear
    at a walking pace walk, don't run!
    ¡camina, no corras!
    walk/don't walk (US)
    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 or 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
    ir andando (esp Spain)
    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) (in baseball)
    dar una base por bolas
    pasar por bolas
    Example sentences
    • Never one to draw many base on balls, Rich is walking at the lowest rate of his career.
  • 4 (go missing) (British) [colloquial] [humorous]
    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.
  • 5 (back out) (US) [colloquial]
    echarse para atrás [colloquial]
    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.
  • 6 (go free) (US) [colloquial]
    librarse de los cargos [colloquial]
    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.

transitive verb

  • 1 (go along)
    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)
    sacar a pasear
    she walked us off our feet
    nos dejó agotados de tanto que nos hizo caminar
    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.
    2.2 (accompany) I'll walk you home
    te acompaño hasta tu casa
    2.3 (ride at walk)
    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.
  • 3 (in baseball) (Sport)
    darle una base por bolas a
    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.


  • 1 1.1 (leisurely) to go for or take a walk
    ir a pasear or a dar un paseo
    ir a caminar (esp Latin America)
    take a walk! (US)
    ¡lárgate! [colloquial]
    ¡andá a pasear! (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    ¡córrete! (Chile) [colloquial]
    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' or a five-minute walk from here
    está or queda a cinco minutos de aquí a pie
    [colloquial] 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)
    Example sentences
    • Back in April, my first walk in the foot and mouth outbreak was at Dalby Forest.
    • Ramblers of different levels meet every weekend to enjoy walks around the region including the Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors.
    • He enjoys long walks, romantic dinners, and rescuing hostages.
    1.2 (Sport)
  • 2 2.1 (route) there's a beautiful walk through the woods
    se puede hacer un paseo precioso por el bosque
    2.2 (path) (esp US)
    Example sentences
    • Improvements to the riverside walk and cycle path will also be made.
    • New Walk has been further degraded by the removal of wide channels of soil between the tow path and the walk.
    • In the meantime, Spencer's workmen have been cracking on with their other task of refurbishing the riverside walks.
  • 3 3.1 (gait)
    andar (masculine)
    manera (feminine) de caminar or andar
    Example sentences
    • It definitely had looked like him, and the walk and the manner had seemed all but the same.
    • However it was her companion who caught his eye, with her slow and cautious manner, and easy walk.
    • We settled into a brisk walk as we exited through the front doors and entered the parking lot.
    3.2 (speed) (no plural) at a walk see alsowalk of life
    Example sentences
    • We started jogging and got to the top of the street we're on and slowed to a walk.
    • She looked up to the sky and felt her pace slow to a lethargic walk.
    • As I ran past one of the gardens I slowed my pace, stumbling into a slow walk.

Phrasal verbs

walk away

verb + adverb
(from a place)
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
1 (enter)
entrar en
entrar a (Latin America)
2 (fall into)
caer en
I walked right into it
caí como un angelito [colloquial]
3 (obtain easily) she'll just walk into the job
va a conseguir el trabajo sin ningún problema
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
5 (collide with)
darse contra
llevarse por delante
she walked into a tree
se dio contra un árbol
se llevó un árbol por delante
6 (meet by chance)
encontrarse con

walk off

1 1.1verb + adverb (go away)
marcharse (esp Spain)
1.2v + adv, v + prep + o (leave) (Sport)
hacer mutis
they walked off the pitch in protest
se retiraron del or abandonaron el campo de juego en señal de protesta
2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + objectwe 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
1 (take)
he walked off with my silver cigarette case
se llevó mi cigarrera de plata
2 (win)
he walked off with seven of the ten awards
barrió con or se llevó siete de los diez premios

walk on

verb + adverb
1 (continue walking)
seguir su ( or mi etc. ) camino
2 (come on stage)
salir a escena

walk out

verb + adverb
1 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)
2 (British) [dated] (court)to walk out (with somebody)

walk out on

verb + adverb + preposition + object
dejar plantado [colloquial]
no cumplir con

walk over

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

walk through

verb + preposition + object
aprobar or pasar con los ojos cerrados [colloquial]
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