Quick answer
"Walk" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "caminar", and "extend" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "extender". Learn more about the difference between "walk" and "extend" 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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extend(
ehks
-
dehnd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to stretch out)
a. extender
The eagle extended its wings and took flight.El águila extendió las alas y emprendió el vuelo.
b. tender
Alexa smiled and extended her hand.Alexa sonrió y le tendió la mano.
2. (to offer)
a. dar
We extended our condolences to Jose's family when we heard he'd died.Le dimos las condolencias a la familia de José cuando nos enteramos de que se había muerto.
b. extender
The bank extended us a $100,000 credit line.El banco nos extendió una línea de crédito de $100,000.
3. (to prolong)
a. prolongar
We are extending the road by another 50 miles.Vamos a prolongar la carretera otras 50 millas.
4. (to enlarge)
a. ampliar
I'm taking a course in differential calculus to extend my knowledge.Estoy tomando un curso de cálculo diferencial para ampliar mis conocimientos.
b. extender
The United States extended its borders in stages.Los Estados Unidos extendió sus fronteras en etapas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to spread)
a. extenderse
Our ranch extends from the river to the hills.Nuestro rancho se extiende del río a las colinas.
b. abarcar
Mount Baker National Forest extends over 140 miles.El Bosque Nacional de Mount Baker abarca más de 140 millas.
6. (in time)
a. prolongarse
The meeting extended beyond its scheduled time.La junta se prolongó más allá de la hora programada.
7. (to stretch out)
a. extenderse
The ladder extends to 20 feet.La escalera se extiende a 20 pies.
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