Quick answer
"Walk" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "caminar", and "stroll" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "pasear". Learn more about the difference between "walk" and "stroll" 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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stroll(
strol
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to walk in a leisurely fashion)
a. pasear
We were strolling along the seashore at sunset.Paseábamos por la orilla del mar al atardecer.
We're going to stroll through the village. Do you want to come?Vamos a pasear por la aldea. ¿Quieres venir?
b. dar un paseo
It's pleasant to stroll through the park on a sunny afternoon.Es agradable dar un paseo por el parque en una tarde de sol.
c. dar una vuelta
The town was full of tourists strolling around the stores.El pueblo estaba lleno de turistas dándose una vuelta por las tiendas.
d. pasearse
People were strolling along the platform, waiting for the train.La gente se paseaba por el andén esperando el tren.
e. darse un paseo
We used to stroll down to the lake and back on weekends.Los fines de semana solíamos darnos un paseo hasta el lago y volver.
f. darse una vuelta
I'm sorry, he's not here. Why don't you stroll around the block?Lo siento, pero no está. ¿Por qué no te das una vuelta a la manzana?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (leisurely walk)
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).
We took a stroll through the grounds after dinner.Dimos un paseo por los jardines después de la cena.
b. la vuelta
(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).
I met him when I was out for a stroll one Sunday.Lo conocí cuando daba una vuelta un domingo.
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