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1. n. something easy. (see also cakewalk, sleepwalk.) That game was a walk!
2. in. to walk out on someone; to quit a job. They had a big fight, and he walked.
3. in. to walk away from something unharmed. It couldn’t have been much of an accident. Both drivers walked.
4. in. to get out of prison; to get off from a criminal charge. (Underworld.) They thought they had Spike on a vice rap, but he walked.
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We had walked together in community and we had arrived.
As the months passed, I walked slowly but confidently.
I was ready for an oxygen tent by the time I walked up to him, but I then knew I could always do it when I had to.
Each wore a blindfold and sound-blocking earphones during this exercise; an investigator kept a steadying hand on children while they walked anywhere from 4 to 8 feet (which compressed the actual classroom distance that would have been traveled).
Swisher walked and Jason Kendall followed with a run-scoring double.
The Dodgers might have seen a hint in his last start, when Ishii won but walked five in 6 2/3 innings.
and Adam Dunn, and then Jason LaRue walked on a full count to load the bases.
Jeanie called him on his cell phone with the news as Tom walked down court to take defensive position during a free throw.
Four months after entering the hospital, as promised, he walked out.
The night manager Dusty Baker, with nothing approaching fanfare, wrote in ``Santiago'' below ``Bonds,'' the Giants lost a 6-5 game in Pittsburgh, but Benito twice came through with Bonds on base, singling in the fourth inning after Bonds reached on an error, singling in the fifth after Bonds was walked on four pitches.
If you compared the Giants' win percentages in games when Bonds hit a home run and in games when he walked, you were persuaded to take the cowardly way out.
Kristina deBree, the 15-year-old girl who brought the 10K fund-raiser to Santa Clarita, walked as far as she could and was then carried to the finish line at Valencia Meadows Park by her adoring friends.
Before each two-run homer, Dreifort walked the leadoff batter.
Doris has a deep commitment to what is fundamental to all progress in America,'' said John Rauh, a New Hampshire political activist who walked with Haddock through stretches of Arkansas and Tennessee.
Dodgers shortstop Jose Vizcaino went 4 for 4, Devon White hit a two-run homer and Adrian Beltre had a single and walked three times.