In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1caminarandar Spainpasearat a walking pace — al paso (del que camina)
- walk, don't run! — ¡camina, no corras!
- [ S ]walk/don't walk — cruce/no cruce
- I'll walk with you as far as the library — te acompaño hasta la biblioteca
- we spent the morning walking around town — pasamos la mañana caminando / paseando por la ciudad
- we'd better start walking back — será mejor que nos pongamos en camino de regreso
- I walk by / past the school on my way to work — paso por el colegio de camino al trabajo
- you can't just walk by without helping — no puedes seguir de largo sin pararte a ayudar
- he walked down/up the steps — bajó/subió los peldaños
- everyone stopped talking when he walked in — todos se callaron cuando él entró
- she walked out of the hotel — salió del hotel
- she walked up to the guard — se acercó al guardia
- Check with your doctor for permission to do light exercise, such as walking.
- Exercise daily by walking and/or swimming until it no longer feels comfortable.
- Exercise may include walking, gardening, dancing, or use of a stationary bicycle.
- His day is spent managing his pain, doing his exercises and walking.
- Aerobic exercises such as walking, swimming, and biking are also beneficial.
- Obviously, caution should be exercised when walking on tinder dry moorlands.
- The aim is to encourage people who never do any exercise to walk for half an hour a day, five days a week, and to educate people about the benefits of walking.
- He lists his recreations as walking, cruising, theatre, painting and travel.
- You may need to avoid strenuous exercise for up to a month, but walking and gentle exercises are encouraged.
- After he had his stroke, the doctor suggested he should do some exercise, walking or even a bit of gentle cycling.
- If you are busy doing lots of work, I suggest you exercise. Take time to walk or climb.
- His workshop is an introduction to a healthy lifestyle of fun, walking and exercise and lasts for ninety minutes.
- Even moderate exercise, like walking, can help you get a better night's sleep.
- Even moderate exercise, such as walking, has real health benefits if you do it regularly all year round.
- Light exercises such as walking, hiking and swimming are beneficial.
- The other most important aspect is exercise, walking, aerobics, dancing, skipping, whatever takes your fancy.
- Patients must be initiated into simple exercises such as walking.
- Doctors now advocate light physical exercises such as walking and sometimes, even swimming.
- The only exercise I get is walking up and down the beach and, of course, surfing.
- Saying that, I have been swimming like a fish, walking and doing my exercises every second day, which isn't bad at all.
2(go by foot)ir a pieir caminandoir andando Spainit's too far to walk — está demasiado lejos para ir a pie
- there was no elevator so we had to walk up — no había ascensor, así que tuvimos que subir por la escalera
- he never walks anywhere — no va a pie a ningún lado
- She walked at a comfortable pace until she was about two yards away from Jen.
- Jude tied his three gourds to his belt, then walked with a measured pace downstream.
- I was almost too scared to leave the flat, and when I did I walked with the pace of a 90 year old.
- I got really excited and I started to walk at a faster pace to catch up with the procession.
- It looked up at me and meowed again, and when I started walking, it kept pace with me.
- As there are never any gaps in the traffic, you simply have to step out into the road and keep walking at a steady pace.
- She walked at her normal pace ignoring those behind her wanting to go faster.
- Every time I lifted my foot to walk, my other foot stuck to the ground and caused me to fall forward.
- While other students were hurrying to get to class, Rocky was walking at a semi-leisurely pace.
- I can even walk more than ten paces in three inch heels now, too!
- I took a quick step back before walking forward, lifting my leg, and kicking the door open.
- He saw how a fragment of leg bone fitted into the foot bones, and knew those feet were made for walking on the ground, not moving in trees.
- Eve's footsteps were echoing off the dank walls as she walked forward a few paces.
- That's perfect for me because I can walk at a good pace and he can drive like a madman.
- Lauren looked around, but saw nothing, and kept going, walking at a faster pace.
- With that I sneered and walked off, my pace quick with the heat of getting myself angry again.
- We carried on walking at a steady pace, turned another corner and stopped at a pale green door.
- Holmes though was not in the mood for praise and walked at a pace that I struggled to maintain.
- I continued to walk, my pace quickening once I was in a somewhat safer place.
- Adaela flashed James a venomous smile and began walking at a faster pace.
(in baseball)dar una base por bolaspasar por bolas
- Never one to draw many base on balls, Rich is walking at the lowest rate of his career.
4British informal, humorous(go missing)desaparecer
- But do you not find pens 'walk' around the office? I can never keep a pen on my desk, whereas one of my colleagues seems to 'breed' them.
- But do you not find pens 'walk' around the office? I can never keep a pen on my desk.
5US informal(back out)echarse para atrás informal
- The country was likely to walk away from the deal.
- When we arrived over 100 New Orleans P.D. officers had already walked off the job.
- Should I just walk away from the deal?
6US informal(go free)librarse de los cargos informal
- $500.00 bail (that means $50.00) and he walked!
- Maybe if he hadn't been so foolish by buying books on forensic investigation or in the way he dealt with his car, he might have walked. But he didn't and clearly the jury thought he was guilty.
1(go along)(hills/path) recorrer(hills/path) caminar porI can't walk another yard — estoy que no puedo dar un paso más
- We decided to walk a route we may do on Sunday with our walking group.
- Having walked the area one Sunday morning recently, he said that the bins were full to capacity.
- The 21 women range from ten years old to over 60 and some will be walking the three-mile route.
- Mrs O'Callaghan added that he had walked the route on several occasions before.
- The group have walked the route and informed Bradford Council of potential problems and repairs that need to be made to the footpath.
- One of our managers has also visited the area and walked the ground to assess all aspects of accessibility.
- We were also told that they would be joined by a couple of students that were walking the route.
- Then as we walk a route it will be coloured to show where we have been.
- But what about his friends, he wanted to know, who walk the same route?
- Orangemen said it was their right to walk their only route home.
- Instead of walking the same dull route, let your curiosity be your guide.
- Residents of the parish would walk the route, carrying willow wands to beat special stones at set points around the parish boundary.
- In part, because of that, I believe that officers walking the foot beat is a good thing.
- During the course of the run they also made some friends, in a group of Spanish pilgrims who were walking the same route.
- Audiences access these soundscapes with headphones as they walk a predetermined route through the city.
- I recently attended a meeting in Central Park where a considerable number of us walked the route of the proposed road.
- But perhaps the biggest change was in the number of pilgrims walking the yatra route.
- We are reasonably experienced walkers, acceptably fit and have walked the route several times before.
- Officials from County Hall were then sent to walk the route for themselves to see whether they believed it was safe.
- When you walk this route as I do, you see what you miss when you fly past in a car.
2.1(take for walk)(dog) pasear(dog) sacar a pasear
- Kathleen chats, reads stories, and offers support such as walking dogs and gardening.
- The county council is urging all parents to start walking their children to school, even if it is just for the last half a mile to the school gate itself.
- Often the fact is that we have plenty of time for walking the dog in our neighbourhoods but we seldom spend the time to take a walk to be with our parents.
- When we finish talking, Johns walks me down to the studio, where he is working on a series of etchings based on works he made in 2003.
- Both the young artists were busy today walking visitors through their paintings and clarifying an occasional point or two.
- I just let my feet walk me towards home in the pattern of streets I'd already started to memorize.
- However, a passing man walking his dogs offered to help us.
- He walks his dog Jenny, an 11-year-old mongrel, past the river every day and saw the Environment Agency experts inspecting the dead fish.
- At about 11 pm on January 24, Mr Shepherd was walking his dog when he passed the youth arguing heatedly with a girl.
- The lights were on, so my parents were still up, and Ryan walked me to the front door.
- A man walking his dog discovered her body the next morning.
- The court heard Wallington and the victim had spoken on about six occasions over a two week period when she was walking her family's dogs last July.
- Recently, my friend with a lovely new puppy dog showed me a great place to walk the dog.
- Alex Maxwell, Airdrie-born but now an accomplished local historian, walks me round the town.
- Parents are asked to walk their children to school or use the vehicular access to the junior school.
- A young woman walks her sons home; sons fathered by different men.
- But now it's a pleasant place, great for walking my dog or sitting on a bench listening to the breeze rustle the overhanging trees.
- It turns out that a year's worth of running for the bus, walking the dog or doing a weekly shopping burns more than 100,000 calories.
- Out of sight there is a long, straight waterway along which he walks his dogs most days, and I was knocked off my feet with the list of birds and wildlife he's seen there.
- ON Sunday, April 4 I was walking my dog George along the canal when she collapsed and couldn't walk.
- Mrs Watson gets to her feet and walks us back to our homeroom, which is empty because everyone has gone to class.
- A digital audio player walks tourists through exhibit spaces such as Alcatraz, the Empire State Building, and the Tower of London.
- She said there had been claims the mothers and fathers who walked their children up the road to school were bad parents.
- To encourage more parents to walk their children to school Croydon Council is promoting a national campaign.
- Holly gave Ford a hand getting to his feet, then walked him over to the elevator.
- Taking a walk for exercise, or to walk a dog for that matter, is thus no longer a pleasurable activity.
- Many parents walk their children to and from school but lots of others live outside the village and need to drive in.
- Then you wait for an escort to walk you the remaining 40 yards to the main building.
- I have enjoyed riding horses and also walking my dogs on Baildon Moor for the past 40 years.
- The discovery was made by a man walking his dog shortly before 10 am yesterday.
- Pretty soon he was escorting me to my classes and walking me home from school.
- They are places to stroll in pleasant weather, walk dogs and ride horses.
- The co-ordinator will link the helpers with those in need of small favours such as taking their children to school or walking their dog.
- My family has been walking dogs there for 10 years, on and off, because it is the perfect place for that activity.
- One woman, who did not want to be named, said that the bikers even sped past when parents were walking their children home from school.
- This he accomplished on foot, walking the stock down the road through the villages and into the City.
- Early the next morning a woman walking her dog near St Mark's church in Woodhouse, Leeds, saw a man slumped against the churchyard gate.
- As the attendant walked her to her seat, she was forcefully aware of all eyes on her.
- ‘I will tell you only what I have told the police,’ said an old man who was walking his dog.
- A group of mums are using a secret weapon to encourage parents to walk their children to school - pester power.
2.2(accompany)acompañarI'll walk you home — te acompaño hasta tu casa
2.3(ride at walk)(horse) llevar al paso
- Diana shook her head and walked her horse towards what was left of the village.
- Just keep walking the horse up to the last point behind the trailer where it is still comfortable and stay there.
- You can walk your stallion right past a mare and have him pay no attention if you don't want him to.
- Each assistant walks the horses thru every step of the pattern, never letting the horse make even the slightest errors.
- They walked their horses back to the stables and then handed them off to the stable boys.
- In my childhood we lived near Berkhamsted and I walked and rode my pony in the woods at Ashridge.
- He began to walk his horse towards me, pushing me into line with the other men.
(in baseball)darle una base por bolas a
- After walking Millar, Gordon yielded to Mo, who had a rockier outing than usual.
- Things got a bit tense when Gagne walked J.T. Snow on four pitches as well to load the bases.
- A sacrifice bunt moved Reid to second, and then two more Warriors were walked to load the bases.
- Vaughn walked Heinie Groh twice, but he was erased both times with a double play.
- After walking Stanley, Barber was replaced by Miller who got Don Weft to hit a grounder up the middle.
- Chambers walked eight batters and struck out four in a game that took two hours and one minute to play.
- Jason Michaels flew out and Jimmy Rollins was intentionally walked to load the bases.
1.1masculine paseofeminine caminatato go for / take a walk — ir a pasear / a dar un paseo
- take a walk! — ¡andá a pasear!
- she took the dog for a walk — sacó a pasear el perro
- he took us for a walk along the river — nos llevó a pasear / a dar un paseo por el río
- it's five minutes' / a five-minute walk from here — está / queda a cinco minutos de aquí a pie
- Cubbon Park, Lalbagh, and other local parks are the favourites of many Bangaloreans, where they enjoy brisk walks and jogs.
- Back in April, my first walk in the foot and mouth outbreak was at Dalby Forest.
- This is a small price to pay for enjoying an invigorating walk along Addingham Moorside or up Beamsley Beacon.
- You may enjoy your walk more if you take your baby along in a baby carrier.
- Seriously, my family have been wonderfully supportive and I hope we'll have time to enjoy a nice walk together.
- The emphasis on the day will be to enjoy a walk with family and friends for your heart's sake.
- I suppose that was fair enough and quite honestly I enjoyed the walk.
- Edward thoroughly enjoyed his walk in the country yesterday.
- A fine crowd enjoyed a lovely walk and the event raised substantial sponsorship for the newly launched project.
- Ramblers of different levels meet every weekend to enjoy walks around the region including the Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors.
- As well as the flowers, visitors can also enjoy guided walks, evening concerts, plays and themed festivals.
- This group had enjoyed the walk and we shared that weary satisfaction of knowing our bodies had stood up to a good test.
- Although there was a small enough turn out the walk was thoroughly enjoyed by all participants.
- We like to go for long walks, enjoy wonderful meals and do jigsaw puzzles while listening to the radio and looking at the sea.
- All are welcome to come along and enjoy a walk with good company.
- There are not going to be many nice days now and I should take the opportunity to enjoy the walks.
- He enjoys long walks, romantic dinners, and rescuing hostages.
- Boaters who attend will receive a brass plaque and everyone can enjoy organised walks along the old section of the canal, a display by morris men, a brass band and an exhibition.
- She also said they enjoyed walks in the country and that the doctor bombarded her with text messages at one point.
- The walk was greatly enjoyed and was a successful fundraiser for the school.
2.1(route)there's a beautiful walk through the woods — se puede hacer un paseo precioso por el bosque
2.2US (path)camino masculine
- New Walk has been further degraded by the removal of wide channels of soil between the tow path and the walk.
- The new place name signs and the canal walk and nature trail also came in for praise.
- Linger by canal sides, roam the riverside walks; explore the undersides of old iron bridges, the shadows thrown by motorway flyovers.
- They had talked about a riverside walk as a Millennium project and it would be a great boost to the town.
- Good places to try include the Museum Gardens, Rowntree Park or the riverside walk near the Millennium Bridge.
- He has them laid out on the asphalt walk where the pedestrian tunnel goes under the platforms.
- The riverside walk is a beautiful amenity off the Dunmore Road that requires some remedial work.
- Land on the east side is being earmarked for walks and nature trails.
- The West Country is the part of Britain most visited by walkers and nature lovers, but until now they have had to make do with a patchy network of footpaths and coastal walks.
- But the contractor has started clearing the site so that the riverside walk can be open over the festive period.
- Members of the public are welcome to view the exercise, which can best be seen from the riverside walk.
- There were some modifications to the design of the riverside walk.
- Improvements to the riverside walk and cycle path will also be made.
- The remainder of the land will be transformed into an extension for Biss Meadow Country Park and a riverside walk.
- On Monday the town council planning committee raised no objection to the new parking area but called for a riverside walk to be provided.
- Paramedics were called to the riverside walk following the incident at about 11 pm.
- When they reached the front walk of the Nelson house at the top of the hill, Caitlin turned and faced him.
- The Belleek Forest Park with its attractive riverside walks is well on the way to being a major addition to Ballina's tourist attractions as a natural amenity.
- In the meantime, Spencer's workmen have been cracking on with their other task of refurbishing the riverside walks.
- Plans for a riverside walk in Tewkesbury have been given a year to make progress or the money will be spent elsewhere.
3.1(gait)andar masculinemanera de caminar femininemanera de andar feminine
- Her walk slows, and I know she's planning on giving him all the coins in her pockets and wallet.
- It wasn't like it was incredibly dangerous, but just in case, she slowed to a fast walk.
- His walk was slow and methodical as he listened to the spattering of the rain.
- It definitely had looked like him, and the walk and the manner had seemed all but the same.
- However it was her companion who caught his eye, with her slow and cautious manner, and easy walk.
- After several years sufferers may develop a shuffling walk without arm movement.
- He led a totally dysfunctional life and you see it in his famous perp walk.
- We settled into a brisk walk as we exited through the front doors and entered the parking lot.
- Billy began to adapt his walk to the beat of the music and his lips formed the words in silence.
3.2(speed)at a walk — al paso
- She slowed to a walk and slowly approached her friend, seating herself next to Mary.
- Merissa slowed into a walk as she neared the older woman, coming to a gasping, wheezing stop in front of her.
- She whispered, her body shivering violently as she slowed to a walk as she neared the fountain.
- Alicia continues on at a brisk pace-leaving Johnny behind at a slow walk, cursing himself.
- He reached the construction site and he stopped his jog, slowing to a casual walk.
- We started jogging and got to the top of the street we're on and slowed to a walk.
- I lowered my pack to the floor and gave her a weary smile as she slowed down to a walk, staring as she approached.
- A slow walk across the street had us traipsing across the grass surrounding the court house.
- He slowed to a walk now, not worrying anymore, and he took a look around at the slight splendor of this.
- As I ran past one of the gardens I slowed my pace, stumbling into a slow walk.
- Krane slowed to a walk and examined the injured man before picking up the sword and giving chase to the other.
- Exhausted, he slowed to a walk, hastily knocking tree limbs out of his way and gasping for air.
- As I approached some old oak trees, I slowed to a walk, then stopped entirely.
- She looked up to the sky and felt her pace slow to a lethargic walk.
- I slowed to a walk when I got into the hall, so as not to wake anyone whose room I passed.
- Pete, using a great amount of discretion, slowed down to a walk and let Gil meet Laurie alone.
- He slowed to a walk along the outskirts of the wood when something caught his eye.
- In your head you're running but you're probably doing a slow walk.
- She slowed to a walk, and then stopped, turning around to look down the street.
- My running slowed to an unsteady walk until I found a wooden bench to sit on.
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