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American English: /straɪd/
British English: /strʌɪd/

Translation of stride in Spanish:

intransitive verb past tense strode past participle stridden Pronunciation: / ˈstrɪdn / (+ adverb complement)

  • he strode up and down the platform
    iba y venía por el andén dando grandes zancadas
    he came striding down the stairs
    bajó las escaleras a zancadas
    he strode away/off angrily
    se fue furioso, dando grandes zancadas
    she strode purposefully into the room
    entró con aire resuelto en la habitación
    Example 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 stride
    de una zancada
    to make (great) strides
    hacer (grandes) progresos
    she's been making great strides toward recovery
    se recupera a pasos agigantados
    1.2 (gait) she walks with a vigorous stride
    camina con paso enérgico
    to get into o hit one's stride
    agarrar or (especially Spain) coger el ritmo
    the campaign is now well in its stride
    la campaña está ya en marcha
    to put o throw somebody off her/his stride
    hacerle perder el ritmo a alguien
    to take something in one's stride
    tomarse algo con calma
    he takes everything in his stride
    se lo toma todo con calma
    Example 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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