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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Walk Collocation


walk noun
1 trip on foot
adjective
brief , little , short
We took a brief ~ around the old quarter.
good , long , long-distance ( BrE ) , marathon ( BrE )
It's a good (= fairly long) ~ to the beach.
We went for a long ~ after breakfast.
He's done several long-distance ~s for charity.
three - minute , five minutes' , etc.
It's a five-minute ~ from the hotel to the restaurant.
We live just a few minutes' ~ from the station.
brisk
The doctor advised a brisk ~ every day.
easy , gentle ( esp. BrE ) , leisurely
strenuous
lovely , pleasant
two - mile , etc.
daily
after - dinner , afternoon , evening , etc.
solitary
She used to enjoy solitary ~s along the cliffs.
romantic
guided ( esp. BrE )
We went on a guided ~ of the city in the afternoon.
charity , sponsored
She's doing a 200-mile charity ~ to raise money for cancer research.
circular ( BrE )
coastal , country , forest , hill , lakeside , riverside , woodland ( all esp. BrE )
nature
space , tightrope
the anniversary of the first space ~
verb + walk
do , go for , go on , have , take
The book contains ~s you can do in half a day.
We'll go for a ~ before lunch.
We went on a ten-mile ~ along the coast.
take sb / sth for
She takes her dog for a ~ every evening.
continue , resume
walk + verb
take sb/sth
The ~ takes two hours.
The ~ takes you past a lot of interesting buildings.
preposition
on a/the   ~
He met her on one of his Sunday afternoon ~s.
within (a)   ~
All amenities are within an easy ~ of the hotel.
~   from , ~   to
phrases
a ~ around ( esp. BrE )
I had a little ~ around to calm my nerves.
2 style of walking
adjective
funny , silly
jaunty ( esp. BrE )
ungainly
fast
sedate , slow , stately
verb + walk
do , have
She did a silly ~ to amuse her friends.
He has an ungainly ~, fast with short steps.

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