English version

walk into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwalk into something phrasal verb1 HIT/BUMP INTOto hit an object accidentally as you are walking alongwalk straight/right/bang etc into something Zeke wasn’t looking and walked straight into a tree.2 TAKE PART/BE INVOLVEDif you walk into an unpleasant situation, you become involved in it without intending to He was fairly certain now that he was walking into a trap, and wished he’d come armed.walk straight/right into something I walked right into a mob of maybe 50 young white guys.3 GET British English if you walk into a job, you get it very easily You can’t expect to walk straight into a job.4 STUPID/NOT SENSIBLEto make yourself look stupid when you could easily have avoided it if you had been more carefulwalk straight/right into something You walked right into that one! walk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
walk into I love how people react when he walks into a restaurant.He walked into Chippenham Road, scanning the house numbers.They walk into rooms and shoot from the hip.I was staring at a wall-sized mirror when he walked into the bar.As she walked into the big sitting-room, Mike Booker walked into the suite again.Karen turned and walked into the living room.Then, as you walk into the real meeting, call up the visualized, positive interaction.For goodness sake, what made you think David Chester would walk into this in the first place?walk straight/right/bang etc into somethingI feel rather that we would be walking straight into a trap.It was as if she left one movie and walked straight into another.-You all right?She was walking right into it with a smile on her face!Beatrix had set a trap for Maurice and he had walked straight into it.It is in danger either of making knowledge impossible or of walking straight into one of our sceptical arguments.You walked right into the living room, and it was spooky.But, this time, she was not going to walk straight into the trap.Their 3-man point element had walked right into us.walk straight/right into somethingI feel rather that we would be walking straight into a trap.It was as if she left one movie and walked straight into another.-You all right?She was walking right into it with a smile on her face!Beatrix had set a trap for Maurice and he had walked straight into it.It is in danger either of making knowledge impossible or of walking straight into one of our sceptical arguments.You walked right into the living room, and it was spooky.But, this time, she was not going to walk straight into the trap.Their 3-man point element had walked right into us.walk straight/right into somethingI feel rather that we would be walking straight into a trap.It was as if she left one movie and walked straight into another.-You all right?She was walking right into it with a smile on her face!Beatrix had set a trap for Maurice and he had walked straight into it.It is in danger either of making knowledge impossible or of walking straight into one of our sceptical arguments.You walked right into the living room, and it was spooky.But, this time, she was not going to walk straight into the trap.Their 3-man point element had walked right into us.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
walk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywalk
he, she, itwalks
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywalked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave walked
he, she, ithas walked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad walked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill walk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have walked
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam walking
he, she, itis walking
> View More
you, we, theyare walking
Past
I, he, she, itwas walking
you, we, theywere walking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been walking
he, she, ithas been walking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been walking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be walking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been walking
> View Less