walk

/ˈwɑːk/

  • Verb
  • to move with your legs at a speed that is slower than running
    1. Is your grandson walking yet?
    2. It's a lovely day—let's walk (instead of driving).
    3. He walks home from school every day.
    4. It's not far; you can walk there in five minutes.
    5. It was a while after the accident before she could walk again.
    6. He walked away without saying goodbye!
    7. She turned and walked away from him.
    8. The driver walked away from the accident unharmed.
    9. They walk around the neighborhood every morning for exercise.
    10. We walked around the city all day seeing the sights.
    11. He walked to the store.
    12. He walked with her to the library.
    13. We had to walk up five flights of stairs to his apartment.
    14. She walked up to the counter and ordered a coffee.
    15. You don't have to knock. Just walk right in.
    16. Her father walked in when they were kissing. = They were kissing when in walked her father.
    17. He walked into the room. [=he entered the room by walking]
    18. She wasn't paying attention and walked into the sign. [=she accidentally hit the sign while walking past it]
    19. We like to go walking [=go for walks; take walks] in the morning.
    20. We can't let these big corporations just walk in and take over the town!
  • to go with (someone) to a place by walking
    1. She walks her children home from school.
    2. The nurse walked the patient to the bathroom.
    3. I'll walk you to your car.
  • to cause (an animal) to go for a walk with you
    1. He walks the dog at least three times a day.
    2. She walked the horse to the stable.
  • to cause (something) to move with you while walking
    1. She walked her bike up the hill.
  • to move (something) in a way that is like walking
    1. They walked the heavy bookcase over to the wall by moving one end at a time.
    2. He walked his fingers along the baby's belly.
  • to pass over, through, or along (something) by walking
    1. We walked four miles.
    2. We walked the whole trail.
    3. It is no longer safe to walk the streets at night.
    4. She slowly walked the tightrope.
    5. police officers walking the beat
  • to get to first base by not swinging at four pitches that are balls
    1. She walked her first time at bat.
  • to cause (a batter) to go to first base by throwing four pitches that are balls
    1. He walked the first two batters.
  • to be allowed to go free without being punished for a crime
    1. He walked on a technicality.
    2. Although there was evidence against her, she walked free because of an illegal search by the police.
  • to decide not to do or be involved in something
    1. If you don't like the deal, you can just walk away.
    2. He walked away from a chance to play professional baseball to join the Peace Corps.
    3. You can't just walk away from your responsibilities!
    4. She is not one to walk away from a challenge.
  • to win (something) especially in an easy way
    1. She walked away with the election.
    2. He walked away with first place.
    3. She had the winning ticket and walked away with $50,000!
  • to learn the basics before trying to do something more advanced
    1. Don't get ahead of yourself. You have to walk before you can run.
  • to enter a room and interrupt (someone or something)
    1. He walked in on me when I was getting dressed.
    2. She walked in on the meeting.
  • to become involved in or fooled by (something) because you are not aware of what is really happening
    1. He walked right into our trap.
    2. “I can't believe you fell for that old joke!” “Yeah, I guess I walked right into that one.”
  • to get (a job) very easily
    1. After college, she walked straight into a job.
  • to go to a place by walking
    1. “Should we take the car?” “It's not that far. Let's just walk it.”
  • to do something successfully and easily
    1. It's an easy exam. You'll walk it.
  • to leave somewhere suddenly especially as a way of showing disapproval
    1. She slapped him in the face and walked off.
  • to get rid of (something) by walking
    1. He walked off a cramp in his leg.
    2. That was a pretty big dinner. Let's walk some of it off in the park.
  • to steal (something)
    1. He walked off with $500,000 worth of jewelry.
  • to win (something) especially in an easy or impressive way
    1. They walked off with the state championship.
  • to stop working and go on strike
    1. Teachers walked off the job today.
  • to be very careful about what you say or do
    1. She is very touchy, so you have to walk on eggshells around her.
  • to go on strike
    1. The workers walked out over a wage dispute.
  • to leave (someone) suddenly and unexpectedly
    1. He walked out on his wife and children.
  • to leave before the completion of (something)
    1. The director has reportedly walked out on the movie.
  • to not consider the wishes or feelings of (someone)
    1. Don't let people walk all over you! Stand up for yourself!
    2. They thought they could just walk right over us.
  • to walk or behave in a way that shows you feel proud and confident
    1. After that winning performance, she can once again walk tall.
  • to be forced to walk along a board sticking out over the side of a ship and fall into the sea
    1. The traitor was forced to walk the plank.
  • to be a prostitute who finds customers by walking around in the streets
    1. young runaways forced to walk the streets
  • to do the things that you say you will do
    1. Don't talk the talk unless you can walk the walk! [=don't say that you can do something unless you can actually do it]
  • to do (something) slowly or without much effort
    1. We walked through the whole dance routine once, then practiced each section.
    2. It's a shame to see such a talented actress just walking through her part.
  • to help (someone) do (something) by going through its steps slowly
    1. He walked me through installing the software.
  • Noun
  • an act of walking
    1. It is a short/long walk to the restaurant.
    2. It is about a five-minute walk (from here).
    3. a quarter mile walk
    4. She finished her run and slowed to a walk to cool down.
    5. It's a nice day to go for a walk.
    6. We took a walk along the beach. = (Brit) We had a walk along the beach.
    7. He took the dog for a walk.
  • a place or path for walking
    1. The cliff walk along the ocean is very popular.
    2. Many exotic plants can be found along the walk.
    3. (US) She raked the yard and swept off the front walk. [=walkway]
  • an organized event in which people walk to raise money for a particular cause or group
    1. She is participating in the walk for breast cancer research.
  • a particular way of walking
    1. His walk is just like his father's.
  • a slow speed
    1. A shortage of raw materials slowed production to a walk.
  • something that is pleasant or easy
    1. Being a firefighter is no walk in the park.
    2. The test should be a walk in the park for her.

Những từ liên quan với WALK

trail, trudge, track, tour, trek, saunter, lead, stride, course, stretch, race, parade, street, road, run, path, hike, step, jaunt, stroll