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walkwalk2 ●●● S2 W2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable]DLOWALK a journey that you make by walking, especially for exercise or enjoyment πŸ”Š It’s a long walk. Maybe we should get the bus.walk to/through/across etc πŸ”Š a walk through the castle grounds2 [countable]DLOWALK a particular journey that you make by walking, especially one that goes through an interesting or attractive area πŸ”Š He says he’s going on a long walk tomorrow. πŸ”Š Have you ever done the Three Peaks walk?coastal/hill etc walk πŸ”Š There is a stunning 10-mile coastal walk from St Andrews to Crail.3 [countable] an organized event when people walk for pleasure πŸ”Š Let’s all go on the beach walk. πŸ”Š The local tourist office organises a number of guided walks.4 [singular]WALK the way someone walks syn gait πŸ”Š You can often recognize people by their walk.5 [singular] when you walk rather than run πŸ”Š Breathless, she slowed to a walk. β†’ walk of life, β†’ sponsored walk at sponsor2(5)COLLOCATIONSverbsgo for a walkLet’s go for a walk on the beach.take/have a walkShe took a walk through the town.take somebody/a dog for a walkCould you take the dog for a walk?ADJECTIVES/NOUN + walka long walkWe went for a long walk in the woods.a short walkThe house is only a short walk from local shops.a little walkI just felt like a little walk.a brisk walkA brisk walk will improve your circulation.an easy walkFrom here it is an easy walk to the summit.a five-mile/ten-kilometre etc walkHe began the five-mile walk back to town.a five-minute/two-hour etc walkThere’s a good restaurant a five-minute walk away.COMMON ERRORS β–Ί Don’t say β€˜go a walk’ or β€˜make a walk’. Say go for a walk.THESAURUSwalk noun [countable] a journey that you make on foot, especially for exercise or enjoymentI took the dog out for a long walk in the fresh air.We went for some lovely walks.Do you fancy going out for a walk?hike noun [countable] a long walk in the mountains or countrysideWe went for a hike in the woods.There are some good hikes nearby.stroll noun [singular] a slow, relaxed walkLet’s take a stroll in the park.We went for a stroll along the river.wander British English a short relaxed walk, especially to look around a placeWe had a wander round the town and then went to the beach.trek noun [singular] used when talking about a long walk in the mountains, countryside etc which lasts for several days and which you do for pleasure. Also used about a long tiring walk somewhere, which you do not want to have to do They went on a three week trek in the Atlas Mountains.We then had a long trek back to our hotel with all our luggage.slog [singular] a long, tiring, and unpleasant walk, which continues for several hoursIt was a dreary slog over bleak and windswept hills. march noun [countable] an occasion when a group of people walk somewhere together, in order to protest about somethingDemonstrators are planning a march through the capital.a peace march
Examples from the Corpus
walkβ€’ The park was full of Sunday afternoon walkers.β€’ In spite of the cold, Lilly and Eleanor and I went for a walk down the hill toward the river.β€’ Local Activities: walks, golf, beaches.β€’ The woman's stiff, agitated walk showed how nervous she was.β€’ There are a limited number of places on each walk so it is best to obtain your ticket in advance.β€’ I love going for walks in the countryside.β€’ He has a funny walk.β€’ During her walks, she doubtless ripened her belief in the moral purpose of clothing.β€’ Emily enjoyed her walks in the park with her father.β€’ There are some particularly interesting walks to the north of the city.β€’ Janet had the slow, leaning walk of an expectant mother.β€’ From here to the bus station is a five-minute walk.β€’ But not everybody who follows this path does the moon walk.β€’ It was a pleasant walk, under cool, shady trees.β€’ Always placing one foot directly in front of the other gave him a slinking walk.β€’ The walk from the Shoe Barn had been wretched.walk to/through/across etcβ€’ Park in the United States and walk across border.β€’ Try early evening walks to de-stress after a hard day's work.β€’ Looks like those girls walking to work at Merrill Lynch.β€’ Traffic is another worry-busier roads and faster cars make parents scared to let their kids walk to school alone.β€’ Now Kovitsky walked to the front of the van.β€’ Willie had never walked through so many leaves.β€’ A colonel in golf togs walked through.β€’ Sometimes we walked to the nearest cove.coastal/hill etc walkβ€’ At 56, she works full-time, runs a home, enjoys hill walking - and to my eyes, looks terrific.β€’ Excellent shops, fine coastal walks and lovely gardens complete this picturesque resort.β€’ For mountaineers, there's a Lightweight Texaport jacket called the Avalanche and three microfibre jackets for hill walking or climbing.β€’ There is a stunning 10-mile coastal walk from St Andrews to Crail.β€’ Some of the stunts are even more crazy, such as moonlight hill walks and dawn barbecues.guided walksβ€’ A full and varied exhibition programme is mounted along with countryside events, and guided walks.β€’ Free activities: There are guided walks organised by the local tourist office, and various festivals throughout the season.β€’ Free activities: The brass band gives regular concerts, there are guided walks and even occasional windsurfing regattas!β€’ Brendan Tours offers 10-day guided walks that cover from six to 10 miles.β€’ These include guided walks, talks and workshops.β€’ Ample opportunities for many activities plus a varied programme of guided walks and events.β€’ The Alpenblick offers a weekly slide show and regular guided walks with the owner.β€’ There are some really lovely places to explore, including some guided walks organised by the Tourist Office.slowed to a walkβ€’ They escaped into the relative quiet of Nails's cul-de-sac and slowed to a walk.β€’ When he saw or heard other people, he slowed to a walk until they were past, then he ran again.β€’ I slowed to a walk, pouring sweat.β€’ Sharpe slowed to a walk and drew his sword.