walk all over sb informal › to treat someone badly: The unions accused management of walking all over their staff.
walk off the job US › to stop working because you are angry or unhappy about something: Autoworkers walked off the job after the unions failed to reach an agreement over pay.
walk the plank informal › to be forced to leave your job because of something bad you have done: The expenses scandal gave several ministers no option but to walk the plank.
walk the talk informal › to do the things you have said you would do, especially when you reach a position of power: Business groups are waiting to see if the incoming Governor will walk the talk on promises to boost the state's economy. → Compare talk the talk walk the walk informal › to do the things you have planned and promised to do: The country has yet to see whether the new leader can walk the walk. → Compare talk the talk