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1(duck) caminar balanceándose(person) caminar como un pato(person) andar como un patoa fat man waddled in — entró un gordo caminando / andando como un pato
- By half seven we were out of the door, heading for the bus stop, Lauren waddling in her short denim skirt and knee-length boots.
- So, waddling as fast as she could after the waitress, she ordered onion rings - something appropriate to go with the ketchup, of course.
- On a recent day, the squawking penguins were busily finding partners, preparing nests and waddling about the mating grounds.
- As the bus meanders on, ducks waddle across the golf course and red cows and calves amble along the roads.
- The toddler waddles freely into a neighbourhood yard.
- He sneers at her approach and waddles forward to block her passage.
- So I presume the airline will set a weight ceiling and make everyone who waddles up to the check-in counter step on a scale - probably the baggage scale.
- Two large white geese waddled across our path in leisurely fashion.
- I can't remember the last time I was in a zoo; I vaguely recall penguins waddling past me when I was not much taller than they were.
- Now that the main character has a fat belly and can't do anything except waddle around buying baby clothes, the show is guaranteed to be non-stop action and drama.
- Sue has been busy this week rescuing a swan that crash landed on the Lechlade road and another that was waddling down Station Road.
- Laughing, he opened the door and lumbered up to her, the shorter man waddling behind him.
- There's a stiff breeze coming off the Indian Ocean and the surfies are clustered in groups, waddling around in their wetsuits like hipster penguins.
- Of course, if we carry on putting on weight as we have been doing, we will all be waddling around in extremely baggy clothes before long.
- Just then a short man waddled out of a nearby doorway, barely squeezing through.
- Black, brown, orange, yellow, must be a few thousand fluffy little birds, waddling determinedly away from the train that passes noisily above them.
- She was nearly as wide as she was tall, and waddled like a duck when she walked.
- Long queues into the car parks and hundreds of people waddling around with ‘sale’ bags in their hands.
- Perhaps because they can only waddle from their TV sofa to their car and back again.
- As customers mill about, James waddles up the store's main aisle in search of a white dress shirt for his wedding this Saturday.
1andar de pato masculinoandares de pato masculinoto walk with a waddle — caminar / andar como un pato
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