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caminar

Translation of caminar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (andar) to walk le gusta caminar por el campo he likes going for walks o/or (going) walking in the country salieron a caminar they went out for a walk queda muy cerca, podemos ir caminando it's very close, we can walk o/or we can go on foot el nene ya camina the baby's walking now tú corre si quieres, yo voy caminando you run if you want to, I'm walking o/or going to walk ¡camina derecho! stand up straight when you walk o/or don't slouch a ti te hace falta alguien que te haga caminar derecho what you need is someone to keep you in line [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (hacia una meta, fin) caminamos hacia una nueva era social our society is moving into a new age un actor que camina hacia la fama an actor heading for fame el río camina hacia el mar [literario/literary] the river wends o/or makes its way to the sea [literario/literary] el sol caminaba hacia el ocaso [literario/literary] the sun moved westward [literario/literary]

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

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