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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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March 1-9, Crickhowell Walking Festival - guided walks and events in and around Crickhowell and the Black Mountains, www.
The National Trust in Wales will also be revealing a Welsh celebrity's favourite walk at one of its properties and also wants to hear from the public about their favourite walks in Wales.
The first of the weekly walks proved a real success and attracted 21 participants, including a toddler in a baby carrier.
He founded AIDS Walk Los Angeles in 1984, when the country was just awakening to the disease thought to strike only gay men.
While at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, McGeer showed that a humanlike frame can walk itself down a slope without requiring muscles or motors.
THE PRICE 1 PAY FOR NOT MIMICKING 'NATURE' IS THAT I RECORD ALL MY WALKS IN WORDS.
All MS Walk events have a fully accessible component, open to a full range of abilities--and everyone is invited to participate
Cardiff's walks got their start a decade ago when the artist inadvertently turned on her tape recorder while wandering through a cemetery.
When walks are scheduled, furniture is removed and the labyrinth canvas is laid on the carpeted floor.
She keenly elucidates the integral relationship between suburb and treadmill, points out those who walk for the sake of establishing senseless records, and comments on the contemporary mountain climber who drives his car three blocks to practice rock climbing in a three-story glass store front situated along a major inter-state highway.
These fund-raising events have drawn participants so quickly that registration for six of the seven walks scheduled for this year has already closed.
On another day children may explore walks on low and high levels.
By taking such a leadership role in the ADA's national fundraiser, 'America's Walk for Diabetes', Rite Aid pharmacists, associates and customers will join 200,000 people from all walks of life who are making a difference in our ongoing education and research efforts," said Larry Smith, Chairman of the Board, American Diabetes Association.
In addition to walking in their neighborhoods, they take training walks twice a week around Simi Valley parks and invite others interested in participating in the Avon Walk to join them.
Cricketing legend Ian Botham is one celebrity who swears by walking as a way of keeping healthy - he has raised thousands of pounds for charity through a series of high-profile walks, including one across Wales to bring in funds to build Wales' first children's hospital last year.