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English definition of “walk”

walk

verb [I or T]
 
 
/wɔːk/
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
(Definition of walk verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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