walk about

walk about
verb
walk with no particular goal (Freq. 1)
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we were walking around in the garden

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after breakfast, she walked about in the park

Syn: ↑perambulate, ↑walk around
Derivationally related forms: ↑walkabout, ↑perambulation (for: ↑perambulate), ↑amble (for: ↑perambulate)
Hypernyms: ↑walk
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s PP

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Sam and Sue walk about


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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