In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pasear(se)dar un paseothey strolled through the park — se paseaban por el parque
- to stroll along — pasear(se)
- I strolled down to the river to watch the boats — me di un paseo hasta el río a mirar los botes
- they strolled in three hours late — entraron tan tranquilos con tres horas de retraso
- she strolled up to me — se me acercó con aire despreocupado
- they strolled through the first round — la primera vuelta fue para ellos un paseo
- They were silent for a few minutes, strolling lazily down the sidewalk.
- Sitting on the lawn of Burnaby Mountain Park, Jester confidently strolled up to me at our pre-arranged meeting spot.
- Now imagine another person, calm and in control, strolling leisurely through the airport.
- We began to stroll casually down the street.
- She shut the door, smiled at Quartz and strolled back into the living room.
- Men strolled on the sidewalks, clad in long billowing cloaks, with openly displayed swords.
- Couples strolled along the paths, hand in hand, laughing and smiling.
- Three stable boys strolled down the hall, laughing and teasing each other.
- Watching people stroll the grounds and explore the 18th century hall was very rewarding.
- Eric drew away and calmly strolled up to his throne.
- He strolled off down the hallway, but not before sending Ryan a glare, which Ryan determinedly ignored.
- Matt Saunders strolled casually down the icy street, a thick black toque pulled snugly over his curly brown hair.
- Arlene strolled back into the living room with glasses of orange juice and English muffins.
- The passing looks were even more frequent, the whispers even louder as I confidently strolled down the corridors.
- He tucked his hands into the pant pockets as he casually strolled down the monolithic hallway.
- As I strolled lazily along the beach this afternoon, I found a beautiful silver bracelet.
- He was heard crying by a passing couple strolling through the park.
- I strolled lazily along the beach, taking in the rolling waves and soft sand.
- As she strolled briskly down the sidewalk, Lewanna pulled a large brown clip out of her purse.
- Tracy and Trent walked off and Brian and I strolled off down the street towards my house.
1paseo masculinewe had / took a little stroll around town — (nos) dimos un paseo / (nos) fuimos de paseo por la ciudad
- let's go for a stroll — vamos a pasear / a dar un paseo
- When you get back, take a short stroll on the Riverfront Promenade, which begins on the east side of Tower Bridge at the foot of Capitol Mall.
- The festival offers a week of organised walks ranging from short strolls to challenging long distance routes.
- Rather than turn straight round and return home we had a coffee break and then a short stroll along the path by the Bridgwater Canal.
- We started a leisurely stroll through what really were beautiful gardens.
- When last Tuesday I took a leisurely stroll to a San Francisco café it seemed an ordinary Californian day.
- Bolton Council's rangers have a series of events taking place to suit everyone - with fun days, music and leisurely strolls.
- Hand in hand, they made a leisurely stroll across the garden, stopping from time to time to remark on one bravely struggling flower here or a sturdy vine there.
- In the case of the Eel Garden, it's a short stroll out of the Dive Urge dive centre and into the sea.
- It is suitable for most age groups who enjoy a leisurely stroll, making a lovely afternoons walk for families.
- A short stroll along memory lane reveals an interesting range of speciality shops including antiques, art and craft, gift shops and galleries.
- A range of supermarkets and late night opening convenience shops are also only a short stroll away.
- Sunday is the traditional beach-going day and traffic is stopped along the neighbouring roads to allow for leisurely afternoon strolls.
- The surrounding countryside promises many delightful walks from gentle strolls to rugged hill climbing.
- The announcement is welcome news for the many walkers who use the Barrow track for a leisurely stroll.
- Noisy interruptions to leisurely forest strolls could soon be a thing of the past.
- During meetings we'll take leisurely strolls along pedestrian friendly streets and get to know our neighbors.
- Other walks will also include rural rambles, a walk around the town centre, short strolls, hard moorland walks and family walks.
- Milk, bread, and other necessities are just a short stroll away.
- It is a short stroll from the town centre and is within walking distance of the Dart station.
- There are a number of well-marked trails offering interesting walks ranging from short pleasant strolls to serious full-day hikes.
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