caminar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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caminar

  
a       vi  
1    (=andar)   to walk  
iban caminando por el parque      they were walking in the park  
fuimos caminando a casa de María      we walked to María's house  
hemos venido caminando      we walked (here), we came on foot  
salen a caminar después de comer      they go (out) for a walk after lunch  
caminar sin rumbo      to walk o wander about aimlessly  
2    (=progresar)   to move  
el cortejo caminaba en silencio      the funeral procession was moving silently  
caminamos hacia una sociedad sin clases      we are moving towards a classless society  
3      (LAm)   (=funcionar)   to work  
esto no camina      this doesn't work  
b       vt   to walk  
caminamos cuatro kilómetros      we walked four kilometres  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
caminar descalzo exp.
walk barefoot

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
v.
to grope one's way
exp.
to walk {o} wander about aimlessly
exp.
to walk abreast of sb
exp.
to walk a tightrope
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they go (out) for a walk after lunch
exp.
I'll carry on (for) as long as I can still walk
exp.
his shoes got out of shape from so much walking
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'caminar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
caminar contoneándose
exp.
caminar con dificultad
n.
caminar sin equilibrio
tambalearse
exp.
caminar por el barro
exp.
caminar con paso seguro
exp.
caminar con paso vacilante
exp.
caminar arrastrando los pies
exp.
caminar dando pisadas fuertes
exp.
empezó a caminar calle abajo
exp.
caminar por el agua/la nieve
"caminar": examples and translations in context
Yo quiero caminar porque quiero caminar, no porque él quiere caminar. - I want to walk 'cause I want to walk, not 'cause he wants to walk.
Los cuatro estudiantes fueron asesinados porque no podían caminar. The four students were killed because they were unable to walk.
Plantaron que caminar fija en mi armario. They planted that walking stick in my closet.
Un hombre sueña en caminar con gigantes. A man has dreams of walking with giants.
Se puede caminar días sin encontrar a nadie. You can hike for days and not encounter anybody.
Clarence: preferiría tocar de nuevo un instrumento que caminar. Clarence: I would rather be able to play an instrument again than walk.
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