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"Walk down" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "bajar", and "walk away" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "irse". Learn more about the difference between "walk down" and "walk away" below.
walk down
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to go)
a. bajar
We walked down to the seafront from the hotel.Bajamos del hotel al paseo marítimo.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to go along)
a. caminar por
I was walking down the street when who should I meet but Rick.Caminaba por la calle y ¿con quién te parece que me encontré?¡Rick!
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walk away
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to move off)
a. irse
When I went up to her to say hello, she turned around and walked away.Cuando me acerqué para saludarla, se dio la vuelta y se fue.
b. marcharse
It's so unlike Tom to walk away from the party without saying good-bye.Qué raro que Tom se marchara de la fiesta sin despedirse.
c. alejarse
I saw Jan walk away from her friends and make for the station.Vi que Jan se alejaba de sus amigos y se dirigía hacia la estación.
2. (to abandon a situation)
a. marcharse
I was so fed up with my job I just walked away one day without saying anything.Estaba tan harta de mi trabajo que un día agarré y me marché sin decir nada.
3. (to refuse to deal with; often used with "from")
a. desentenderse de
I know he's a very difficult person, but he's my father, and I could never walk away from him.Sé que es una persona muy difícil, pero es mi padre y yo sería incapaz de desentenderme de él.
4. (to be uninjured)
a. salir
The passenger in the vehicle was killed, but the driver walked away unhurt.El pasajero que iba en el vehículo murió, pero el chofer salió ileso.
b. salir ileso
It's incredible that he could walk away from such a terrible accident.Es increíble que saliera ileso de un accidente tan terrible.
5. (to win; used with "with")
a. llevarse
This movie walked away with just about every award going.Esta película se llevó casi todos los galardones posibles.
6. (to steal; used with "with")
a. llevarse
It was raining outside, so she walked away with someone else's umbrella pretending that it was hers.Fuera llovía, así que se llevó el paraguas de otra persona fingiendo que era suyo.
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