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walk

verb uk   /wɔːk/  us   /wɑːk/

walk verb (MOVE ON FOOT)

A1 [I or T] to move along by putting one foot in front of the other, allowing each foot to touch the ground before lifting the next: I walked home. A cat was walking along the top of the fence. He walks two miles to work every morning.
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B1 [T] to go with someone to a particular place, for example because you want to protect them from danger, or show them the way: He offered to walk her home/to the station.B1 [T] to take an animal, especially a dog, for a walk: She walks the dog for an hour every afternoon.a walking disaster, encyclopedia, etc. someone who seems to be a human form of disaster, encyclopedia, etc.: You've broken another pair of glasses? - Oh, you're a walking disaster!
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walk verb (DO EASILY)

[T] UK informal to pass or win something, such as an exam or game, easily: She'll walk the interview - the job is practically hers already.

walk

noun uk   /wɔːk/  us   /wɑːk/
A2 [C] a journey that you make by walking, often for enjoyment: He went for/took a walk around the block, to get some air. They went on a ten-mile walk to raise money for charity. Every afternoon she takes her grandad out for a walk. C1 [C] a path or route where people can walk for enjoyment: Do you know any nice walks around here? [S] a way of walking: He's got a strange waddling sort of walk. [S] walking speed: She slowed the horses to a walk.a short, five-minute, ten-minute, etc. walk a journey that takes a short time, five minutes, ten minutes, etc. when you walk: The station is only a five-minute walk away.
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