Quick answer
"Walking" is an adjective which is often translated as "ambulante", and "pacing" is a noun which is often translated as "el caminar de un lado para otro". Learn more about the difference between "walking" and "pacing" below.
walking(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (that walks)
a. ambulante
Ask him the definition of any word; he's a walking dictionary.Pregúntale la definición de cualquier palabra; es un diccionario ambulante.
b. caminante
The church allows walking pilgrims to spend the night when the weather is bad.La iglesia permite a los peregrinos caminantes quedarse la noche cuando hace mal tiempo.
c. andante
He moves like a walking corpse.Se mueve como un cadáver andante.
2. (used to describe a path)
a. pedestre
The city is building a walking trail by the river.La ciudad está construyendo un sendero pedestre cerca del río.
3. (used to describe a tour)
a. a pie
We walked 10 km on that walking tour of London.Caminamos 10 km en ese recorrido a pie de Londres.
4. (suitable for walking)
a. para caminar
You're going to need good walking shoes today.Hoy van a necesitar buenos zapatos para caminar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (act of walking)
a. andar
Walking in a construction site without safety equipment is dangerous.Andar en una zona de construcción sin equipo de seguridad es peligroso.
b. caminar
Walking regularly is good for cardiovascular health.Caminar regularmente es bueno para la salud cardiovascular.
c. pasear
The new mom loves walking around the neighborhood with her baby.A la nueva mamá le encanta pasear por el barrio con su bebé.
d. el senderismo
(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).
This forest has become a popular spot for walking.Este bosque se ha convertido en un un lugar popular para el senderismo.
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pacing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of walking to and fro)
a. el caminar de un lado para otro
(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).
Your pacing is making me nervous! Will you just sit down for a minute?¡Tu caminar de un lado para otro me está poniendo nervioso! ¿No te sentarás de una vez?
2. (succession of events)
a. el ritmo
(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).
It's a beautiful film, but I think the pacing might be a bit slow for the general public.Es una película preciosa, pero me parece que el ritmo puede resultar un poco lento para el gran público.
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