walk the dog

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walk the dog

To exercise a pet dog by having it walk outdoors. The owner typically guides the dog by holding onto a leash attached to the dog's collar. I don't have time to walk the dog tonight, so can you please do it? I bumped into your sister while I was out walking the dog.
See also: dog, walk
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She often walks the dog round the reservoir and, as usual, it ran into the water.
ON OUR walks the dogs and I collect all sorts of fruits and berries.
She walks the dogs, plays ball and sits on the grass with them.