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trek

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrektrek1 /trek/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 TRAVELa long and difficult journey, made especially on foot as an adventure syn hike a lonely trek through the forestsee thesaurus at journey2 informalFAR a distance that seems long when you walk it I’m afraid it’s a bit of a trek to the station.
Examples from the Corpus
trekI took my backpack and joined some Egyptian friends for a trek in the Sahara.It was quite a trek to the grocery store.Next is a coast-to-coast trek with Grammy Award nominee Joan Osborne.Cross country treks are tailored to suit individual ability.We reached the camp after an arduous 12-day trek.In a four-day trek that ended here Monday, Gingrich helped raise $ 1. 3 million for candidates and party committees.The exhibit will display pictures from his trek across Siberia.We go off to another site, reached by a quarter mile trek along the main railway line.The impassioned pedestrian has since bought a windbreaker, tennis shoes and an umbrella for his 25-minute trek.The star trek is over for today, but the burning questions are still unanswered.That was the only light moment that came my way on that trek.The trek to the campsite was along bush tracks and down cliffs.The team is preparing for a two week trek across the Atlas Mountains.You'll need a guide for your treks in the mountains.
trektrek2 verb (trekked, trekking) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]  1 TRAVEL informal to make a long and difficult journey, especially on foot syn hiketrek up/down etc The elevator was broken, so we had to trek up six flights of stairs.2 to walk a long way, especially in the mountains, as an adventure syn hiketrek in/across etc For five days he trekked across the mountains of central China.see thesaurus at walk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trekThe scouts will have to trek 40km back to the base camp.They found their way inside the collar of my coat as I trekked along Dudhope Terrace against a strong headwind.Hunters can't trek deep into snowy woods.Maria's going trekking in the Himalayas this year.Now the locals have to trek one and a half miles to the nearest one.She could trek through the grass playing Jungle Explorers, swinging on the creepers like a tiny Tarzan.A visitor treks to the pumps from the darkened viewing room of the aquarium by opening an unmarked door.We trekked up Mount Calahi for five days.trek in/across etcAuthor Chuck Bowden wandered across it and wrote about the trek in Blue Desert.The long trek in hot weather sapped our energy and emptied our water bottles.Together they made an arduous two-day trek across mountains with women and child refugees to the coastal town of Split.Methodists accepted this agenda, though they tended to reverse the order of priorities for their trek across the country.But they have no belongings with them, no day packs, no water bottles for the trek across the desert.All this supposes that the persons mentioned want to go on the search trek in the first place.We trekked across the wet sand towards Tony on the far bank ahead of us.
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Verb table
trek
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrek
he, she, ittreks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrekked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trekked
he, she, ithas trekked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trekked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trek
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trekked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trekking
he, she, itis trekking
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you, we, theyare trekking
Past
I, he, she, itwas trekking
you, we, theywere trekking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trekking
he, she, ithas been trekking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trekking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trekking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trekking
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