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wander en inglés británico

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wanderverb

uk /ˈwɒn.dər/ us /ˈwɑːn.dɚ/

wander verb (WALK)

B2 [ I or T ] to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction:

We spent the morning wandering around the old part of the city.
She was found several hours later, wandering the streets, lost.
He was here a minute ago but he's wandered off somewhere.

Más ejemplos

  • Don't worry if you lose hold of the reins - the horse won't wander off.
  • He wandered around, clearing up in a desultory way.
  • We wandered along the shore, stepping over the flotsam that had washed up in the night.
  • We wandered through the beautifully proportioned rooms of the Winter Palace.
  • She was wandering around in a daze this morning.

wander verb (SUBJECT)

[ I ] to start talking about a different subject from the one you were originally discussing:

We've wandered off/from the point somewhat.

C2 [ I ] If your mind or your thoughts wander, you stop thinking about the subject that you should be giving your attention to and start thinking about other matters:

Halfway through the meeting my mind started to wander.

[ I ] If you say that an old person's mind is beginning to wander, you mean that they are starting to get very confused because of their age:

Her mind is beginning to wander and she doesn't always know who I am.
wander
noun [ C usually singular ] uk us informal

While you're at your meeting I can go for/have/take a wander around the city.
wanderer
noun [ C ] uk /ˈwɒn.dər.ər/ us /ˈwɑːn.dɚ.ɚ/

Kathy's always been a wanderer - she never stays anywhere for long.

(Definición de wander del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

wander en inglés americano

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wanderverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈwɑn·də/

to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction:

[ T ] The lost child wandered the streets for hours.
[ I ] We spent the morning wandering around the old part of the city.

If your mind or your thoughts wander, you stop thinking about what you should be giving your attention to and start thinking about other matters:

[ I ] As he droned on, my mind began to wander.

(Definición de wander del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)