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WAKE UP/GET UP have a lie in arms sleep late amea- cay chav 2 ‘tar im, ship ‘leit to stay in bed Jonger than usual in the morning, because you do not need to get up: It's Saturday tomorrow. so I can have a lie in. | She knows I sleep late on weekends, so she doesn't disturb me. stay in bed sieiin bed to not get out of bed, even though you are awake: if you're not well, you'd betier stay in bed.! He's so lazy ~ he often stays in bed all day! oversleep / ava slip! |v Il to accidentally sleep longer than you intended to, so that you are late for something: Sorry I'm late ~ | overslept. | I was worried that we would oversteep and miss the plane. oversleeping - overslept — have overslept WALK ™ see also RUN to walk walk .wak; {v I] Anna missed the bus, so she decided to walk. | How old was your baby when she learned to walk? + into/out offalong/back ete He walked out of the station and got into a taxi. | I was walking along Main Street when ! met Pierre. walk home She hates walking home alone at night. walk two miles/100 metres ete We mus! have walked about five miles today, ON foot jon ‘fut/ if you go somewhere on foot, you walk instead of going by car, bus, train ete: It isn’t far It'll take you about ten minutes on foot. go/travel on foot The bus left us at the bottom of the hill, and we went the rest of the way on foot. wander pwondatf'wam-) [v I] to walk with out hurrying and without going directly to a particular place, either for pleasure or because you are lost + around/about/inte ete | spent the morning wandering around the old part of the city, looking at the buildings. 836 stride stra |v I] to stride walk quickly, taking big steps, in an angry or confident way + into/out ofltowards ete Brian strode out of the room _ without speaking. | The Prin cipal came striding towards me. and shook my hand, striding - strode - have strode — A vise stride especialy in writen stones or descriptions. march march jma:"{/ |v lif soldiers march, they all walk together with reqular steps + into/through/past ete Thousands of US soldiers marched through the streets of Paris. wade wade weid) (v Il to walk through deep water + acrossitowards/through ete They waded across the river. to walk for pleasure or for exercise ge for a walk ‘pou far a ‘wok to walk somewhere for pleasure or for exercise: It's a lovely evening. Why don't we go for a walk? When you see Ei, go to the ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION section, stroll/go for a stroll straul, gat far a ‘straul! |v J} to walk in a slow and relaxed way, especially for pleasure + along/throughacross ete They strolled along the riverbank, enjoying the evening sun. | They decided to go for @ stroll along the beach, hiking “haikin' {n Ul the activity of going for long walks in the countryside go hiking My parents go hiking a lot. a journey that you make by walking walk jwa:k/in C]a journey that you make by walking, either for pleasure or exercise, or in erder to go somewhere go for a walk (=walk for pleasure or exercise) J love going for walks in the countryside. @ long/shortiten-minute ete walk (=used to say how long it takes to walk some- where) It's a long walk from here to the nearest town. | “How far is it to the post office?” “It's not far ~ just @ Sminute walk.” hike hak In Cl a long walk in the countryside go ona hike We went on lots of great hikes. g to walk quietly tiptoe tiptoe because you do not want to make any. noise + into/out offpast ete He tiptoed out of the room, trying not to wake the baby. tiptocing - tiptoed ~ have tiptoed ‘upiov! |v T} te walk on your toes creep/sneak jkrip, snick/ (v I] to walk quietly and carefully because you do not want anyone to notice you + injthrough/across/out ete He un locked the back door and crept out into the yard. | They must have sneaked in while the guard wasn’r looking. creep up/sneak up behind sb (=in order to surprise them) She crept up behind him and put her hands over his eyes creeping - crept - have crept ~ sneaked (al: snuck aviaicasy ~have sneaked (also have snuck aviiaca) to walk slowly and with difficulty limp jmp! (v 1] to walk with difficulty because you have hurt one of your legs + along/overitowards She limped pain: fully over to a chair and sat down a limp {n singular] a limping movenent: Josie walked with o slight limp. stagger ‘stzgo'/[v Il if you stagger. you do not walk straight and you almost fall over, because you are injured, drunk, or very tired + intofout offalong ete Kevin staggered over to our table. | A man came stag gering into the building, bleeding from his chest trudge rads: [» I to walk slowly using a lot of effort, for example because you are going up a hill, carrying heavy bags, or walking through snow + back/along/home ete The cor broke down and we had to trudge back home through the snow a a single movement you make when you are walking Step step! In C| the single movement that you make when you put one foot in front of the other when you are walking