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caminar

  
caminar
intransitive verb
1. (to travel on foot)
a. to walk
Voy caminando al colegio todos los días.I walk to school every day.
2. (to function) (Latin America)
a. to work
La lavadora no camina.The washing machine doesn't work.
transitive verb
3. (to travel on foot)
a. to walk
Cuanto más rápido sea tu ritmo, más rápido caminarás las cinco millas.The faster your pace, the faster you'll walk the five miles.
caminar
intransitive verb
1. to walk (andar)
  • nosotros iremos caminando we'll walk, we'll go on foot
  • caminar hacia (figurative) to head for
  • caminar hacia el desastre to be heading for disaster
2. to work (funcionar) (Am)
transitive verb
3. to travel, to cover (una distancia)
caminar
intransitive verb
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
caminar derecho o recto
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 (Latinoamérica) (funcionar) to work
esto no camina this doesn't work
transitive verb
to walk
caminamos cuatro kilómetros we walked four kilometres
Verb Conjugations for caminar
Gerund: caminando
Participle: caminado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yocaminocaminécaminabacaminaríacaminaré
caminascaminastecaminabascaminaríascaminarás
él/ella/Ud.caminacaminócaminabacaminaríacaminará
nosotroscaminamoscaminamoscaminábamoscaminaríamoscaminaremos
vosotroscamináiscaminasteiscaminabaiscaminaríaiscaminaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.caminancaminaroncaminabancaminaríancaminarán
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