In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tour) (before noun) a pieI do a lot of walking — yo camino / ando mucho
- is it within walking distance? — ¿se puede ir a pie / caminando / andando?
- at a walking pace — a paso de peatón
- walking vacation (US) or (British) holiday — vacaciones con excursiones a pie
- we went on a walking holiday in the Picos de Europa — fuimos de vacaciones a los Picos de Europa para hacer senderismo
1she's a walking encyclopedia — es una enciclopedia ambulante humorous
- he's a walking miracle — vive de milagro
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