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English verb: walk around

1. walk around (motion) walk with no particular goal


SamplesWe were walking around in the garden.
After breakfast, she walked about in the park.


ExamplesSam and Sue walk around


Synonymsperambulate, walk about


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk

2. walk around (motion) walk around something


Synonymscircumambulate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)circle

3. walk around (social) behave in a certain manner or have certain properties


SamplesHe walks around with his nose in the air.
She walks around with this strange boyfriend.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport

4. walk around (social) walk randomly


SamplesWe were walking around in the neighborhood to see whether we could find an open drugstore.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act









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