In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
intransitive verbstrode, stridden
1he strode up and down the platform — iba y venía por el andén dando grandes zancadas
- he came striding down the stairs — bajó las escaleras a zancadas
- he strode away/off angrily — se fue furioso, dando grandes zancadas
- she strode purposefully into the room — entró con aire resuelto en la habitación
- As quicker walkers stride ahead, the direction of travel is changed putting the faster walkers at the back.
- Once again Brecht's eyes surveyed the grounds before they settled on a broad shouldered brute of a man who was already striding confidently toward him.
- Bross, in the meantime, strode confidently, taking even steps, a ghost of a smile on his face.
- I strode confidently towards it, until I realised that my steep drive now resembled an ice rink.
- David went deep within himself, met God, and found strength and direction to stride into the way of salvation.
- She strode off in the direction of the scream and, abashed but still reluctantly, I chased after her.
- Their festering sexuality squinted at you through their unwashed fringes as they strode in step down the school corridors.
- Nodding the redhead turned sharply on his heel and started striding off in the direction indicated by the brunette.
- He gave me a sad smile, dug the heel of his combat boot into the rubbery ground and spun in the opposite direction, striding down the hallway.
- She strode swiftly and confidently towards Chris, hands shoved into the pockets of her jeans.
- It might have been because I was gazing wistfully at him as he strode in our direction.
- Thomas let out an angry huff, and strode in the direction of the stables.
- Crouching for breath might be a more appropriate position to assume after striding to the top step.
- The thin man slipped between them and fluttered down the steps, striding to the far end of the room.
- He split away from the group and began striding in our direction, shouting questions.
- Will just gave me a look of such utter wrath and betrayal that I took an involuntary step backwards as he strode towards me.
- Kaerie left her room and strode down the steps of the stairs in search of Mrs. Norton.
- He ended the conversation abruptly and strode with quick steps back to the helm, which he had secured temporarily on a line.
- Fifteen minutes later the door opened to reveal the Marquess of Bradford, striding confidently towards him.
- I turned to find Mrs. Abernathy striding down the steps toward us, looking and sounding harassed and more than a little stressed.
1(long step)zancada femininetranco masculinein one / a single stride — de una zancada
- to make (great) strides — hacer (grandes) progresos
- she's been making great strides toward recovery — se recupera a pasos agigantados
- He said nothing, and turned back to continue his stride down the sidewalk.
- I began taking long strides towards the entrance, leaving Josh behind.
- In two bounding strides the woman was in the street, kneeling over her friend.
- He ran to me, his shoes clamoring on the floor ungracefully, as if these few strides towards me would forever determine the rest of his life.
- Then with a couple of strides of that long gait of his, he had made room in behind McKenna and had only one thing in mind.
- There were clowns on stilts, eerily taking giant strides around the square.
- Watching his long strides towards the door, Danielle lets herself smile with maternal affection.
- He stepped out and took long strides towards the elevator.
- Talking slow strides towards him, Jane smiled and placed her hands around his neck.
- I took slow strides towards the table, looking around, trying to keep my head high, and not freak out.
- Taking long strides towards him was the headmaster, Mr. Bates.
- I turn to see Abraham walking towards me in long strides.
- In the final few strides the Glaswegian eased past both Richards and Catherine Murthy, the Welshwoman who had previously held the fastest time by a Briton this year.
- His leather packages were draped over the animal's body and they were knocked up and down as the horse took enormous strides towards Jourogn.
- Ben crossed the room in two short strides and scooped her onto his knee.
- He took long, quick strides; his pace as familiar to me as my own.
- Taking long strides towards him, Brett was pleasantly surprised to find that he was taller than the model.
- Consider him: at slow or fast-medium, his approach never varied; two short walking paces, six running strides and a four-foot leap.
- ‘Belle,’ he said as he stood up and took three long strides towards her.
- I grinned and crossed to the bed in three strides, kissing Black passionately.
2(gait)paso masculineshe walks with a vigorous stride — camina con paso enérgico
- the campaign is now well in its stride — la campaña está ya en marcha
- She just took a medium stride and walked back to her home.
- Stand with your feet together and step forward with your right, about a long stride's length in front of your left.
- He then took to walking in a stride towards these fellows, smelling the aroma emanating from the beverage.
- He did not run, but he walked with a distance-eating stride.
- This is an efficient way of moving, and also allows an increase in the length of the stride, as well as avoiding the compression of the lungs.
- When we reached the village on foot the others went ahead, walking in a purposeful stride toward the synagogue.
- With a purposeful stride Eddy walked through the people with an encouraging smile upon her half hidden face.
- Where your heel lands is your proper stride length when walking for fitness.
- Liao walked into a quick stride and Kazuya walked steadily behind her.
- With her hair tied back in a bun and a sharp business skirt on, she walked with a stride of confidence.
- I brought the book downstairs with me, walking at a brisk stride.
- I carefully flipped my long blond locks out of my face and adopted a confident stride as I walked out of the alley towards the apartment complex.
- He walked with a determined stride, as if he knew where he was going and nothing would stop him from getting there.
- One stride out, the horse to the outside angled in giving us a sharp bump.
- After a while her posture lent itself a graceful, long-legged lope when she ran, or a silent stride when she was walking.
- In fact I read it in his obituary but it didn't stick because for forty years the lanky man with the loping stride who walked all over town was simply known as Boy.
- The decrease is in stride length rather than steps per minute.
- She walks with the determined stride of a woman who leads from the front.
- When she walked, she walked in a stride, sometimes slow, sometimes fast.
- So I showed them how I walked with the bent-kneed stride of the cattle herder, how I leaned on my staff while talking with my gaze far away as if in search of a straying cow.
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