French translation of 'walk'
1. (= excursion on foot) promenade f
He often took long walks in the hills. Il faisait souvent de longues promenades dans les collines.
There are some beautiful walks along the coast. Il y a de belles promenades à faire le long de la côte.
to go for a walk se promener
it’s 10 minutes’ walk from here c’est à dix minutes d’ici à pied
only a short walk away à deux pas
only a short walk away from à deux pas de
a walk in the park (= easily accomplished task) une promenade de santé
2. (= way of walking) démarche f
3. (= pace) pas m
at a walk au pas
at a quick walk d’un pas rapide
to slow to a walk ralentir l’allure et se mettre à marcher
4. (= path) allée f
1. (= move on feet) marcher
He walks fast. Il marche vite.
to learn to walk apprendre à marcher
to walk in one’s sleep être sujet à des crises de somnambulisme
2. (rather than driving, catching a bus) aller à pied
Are you walking or going by bus? Tu y vas à pied ou en bus ?
I won’t take the bus, I’m going to walk. Je ne vais pas prendre le bus, je vais y aller à pied.
to walk to work aller au travail à pied
I always walk to work. Je vais toujours au travail à pied.
to walk to school aller à l’école à pied
The children walk to school. Les enfants vont à l’école à pied.
We walked to the supermarket and back to get some fresh air. Nous avons fait l’aller et retour jusqu’au supermarché à pied pour prendre l’air.
3. (for pleasure, exercise) marcher
They enjoy walking in the hills. Ils aimaient marcher dans les collines.
Shall we walk around the garden? Et si nous marchions un peu dans le jardin ?
1. [distance] marcher
We walked 10 kilometres. Nous avons marché dix kilomètres.
to walk a few steps faire quelques pas
2. (= accompany on walk)
to walk the dog promener le chien
to walk sb home raccompagner qn chez lui
I’ll walk you home. Je vais vous raccompagner chez vous.
Phrasal verbswalk off with, walk out, walk out on
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Example Sentences Including 'walk'
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It was a town for driving in rather than walking.The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
Everything is in walking distance of the university.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Follow lunch with a coastal walk to aid digestion.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Keep her on a long lead on walks as well.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
My husband found out and walked away.The Sun (2012)
Park and walk through the forest to the beach.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She had to walk eight miles a day there and back to work.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sufferers notice odd feelings in their legs, especially at night, which force them to move or walk about.The Sun (2016)
There are countless roads within easy walking distance of schools.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Tube and bus routes within walking distance.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We took her out for short walks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You have that long walk from the centre circle where so many things go through your head.The Sun (2014)
You know that awful stagger some women get when walking in high shoes?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Your dog will love the walks along the bay and treks to the mountains of the interior.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It was over a mile to walk there so we had the beach pretty much to ourselves.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Hmm: the football stadium is just a short walk away.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She often walks around the house with no clothes on when her son is about.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That's why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The hospital, unable to get him to walk again, wanted him discharged.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Women often walk one or two hours or more to come to the clinic.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Yet she makes no move to walk away and so we just stand there in the sunshine.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Walking is often the key to other pursuits such as rambling or golf.Coping with Angina (1990)
A small grainy figure appears to the right of the screen and walks towards the car.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Get the whole family out for a walk or other activity.The Sun (2006)
He was trapped under cliff rubble as he walked his dog.The Sun (2017)
He will only get the green light after connections have walked the course.The Sun (2008)
Is that why the person was walking away?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
None of the patients can walk or move without assistance.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We jump in the car or the bus or the Tube rather than walking.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We walked to the car park together when the pub closed.The Sun (2015)
You must walk away with your head held high.The Sun (2016)
Many of our people walk to church.Christianity Today (2000)
Technical points: use the whole of the foot when walking, pushing off firmly from the back leg.Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)
Women in northern towns were terrified to walk home at night before his arrest.The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)
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'walk' in Other Languages
British English: walk /wɔːk/ NOUN
A walk is a journey that you make by walking.
I went for a walk.
- American English: walk
- Arabic: نُزْهَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: caminhada
- Chinese: 步行
- Croatian: šetnja
- Czech: procházka
- Danish: gåtur
- Dutch: wandeling
- European Spanish: paseo
- Finnish: kävely
- French: balade
- German: Spaziergang
- Greek: περίπατος
- Italian: passeggiata
- Japanese: 散歩
- Korean: 걷기 도보
- Norwegian: spasertur
- Polish: spacer
- European Portuguese: caminhada
- Romanian: plimbare
- Russian: прогулка
- Spanish: paseo
- Swedish: promenad
- Thai: การเดินทางโดยเท้า
- Turkish: yürüyüş
- Ukrainian: прогулянка
- Vietnamese: cuộc đi bộ
British English: walk /wɔːk/ VERB
When you walk, you move along by putting one foot in front of the other.
- American English: walk
- Arabic: يَـمْشِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: andar
- Chinese: 走
- Croatian: šetati
- Czech: jít
- Danish: gå
- Dutch: wandelen
- European Spanish: caminar andar
- Finnish: kävellä
- French: marcher
- German: gehen
- Greek: περπατώ
- Italian: camminare
- Japanese: 歩く
- Korean: 걷다
- Norwegian: gå
- Polish: chodzić
- European Portuguese: andar caminhar
- Romanian: a merge
- Russian: ходить
- Spanish: caminar
- Swedish: gå
- Thai: เดิน
- Turkish: yürümek
- Ukrainian: прогулюватися
- Vietnamese: đi bộ
Translation of walk from the Collins English to French Dictionary