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"Walk" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "caminar", and "grab" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "agarrar". Learn more about the difference between "walk" and "grab" below.
walk(
wak
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to travel on foot)
a. caminar
You should walk to lose some weight.Deberías caminar para perder algo de peso.
b. andar
I love walking in the countryside.Me encanta andar por el campo.
c. ir a pie
Shall we walk?¿Vamos a pie?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to travel on foot to)
a. caminar
I had to walk all the way home because I couldn't catch a taxi.Tuve que caminar todo el trayecto a casa porque no pude agarrar un taxi.
b. andar
Dad would walk ten miles to school every day.Papá andaba diez millas a la escuela todos los días.
3. (to take for a walk)
a. pasear
I like walking the dog on the beach.Me gusta pasear al perro por la playa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (stroll)
a. el paseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(short)
We went for a walk in the park.Fuimos a dar un paseo por el parque.
b. la caminata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(long)
It is a long walk from here to the zoo.Es una larga caminata desde aquí hasta el zoológico.
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grab(
grahb
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to seize)
a. agarrar
Grab the handlebars and don't let go.Agarra el manillar y no lo sueltes.
b. coger
He grabbed my arm and twisted it behind my back.Me cogió el brazo y me lo torció detrás de la espalda.
2. (to jump on)
a. aprovechar
If I were in your shoes, I'd grab the opportunity to study abroad.En tu lugar, yo aprovecharía la oportunidad de estudiar en el extranjero.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get quickly)
a. coger
Can you grab the keys on your way out?¿Puedes coger las llaves al salir?
4. (to attract)
a. atraer
The idea didn't really grab me.La idea no me atrajo mucho.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to try to seize)
a. tratar de agarrar
I grabbed at the glass as it fell.Traté de agarrar el vaso en el aire.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (mechanics)
a. la pala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He lowered the grab onto the deck of the ship.Bajó la pala hasta la cubierta del barco.
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