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stroll down memory lane

To reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones. My grandmother spends more time strolling down memory lane these days than talking about the present. Sarah: "How did your coffee date with John go?" Amy: "It was pretty amicable, actually. We strolled down memory lane for a while, and then we went our separate ways."
See also: down, lane, memory, stroll

arm in arm

Of two people, having linked arms, typically at the elbows, as a romantic gesture or one of friendship. Dana and her new boyfriend were arm in arm as they walked toward us. My daughter and her best friend are always walking around arm in arm.
See also: arm

take a stroll down memory lane

To reminisce, especially about happy memories. Every so often I like to dig out my photo albums from college and take a stroll down memory lane.
See also: down, lane, memory, stroll, take

stroll around

To walk slowly and leisurely around (some place). I had the afternoon to kill while I was in Dublin, so I just spent a few hours strolling around and enjoying the sights. Feel free to stroll around the campus after our tour is over.
See also: around, stroll

stroll through (some place)

To walk slowly and leisurely through some place. I always set aside 30 minutes to stroll through the park beside the office after lunch. The CEO strolled through the new office, making sure everything was in order.
See also: stroll, through

*arm in arm

Fig. [of persons] linked or hooked together by the arms. (*Typically: go ~; Stroll ~; walk ~.) The two lovers walked arm in arm down the street. They skated arm in arm around the rink.
See also: arm

stroll around

to walk around casually. I think I will stroll around a bit this evening. Would you like to stroll around a little and see the sights?
See also: around, stroll

stroll through something

to walk casually through something or some place. Would you like to stroll through the park with me? Let's stroll through a few shops and see what the prices are like here.
See also: stroll, through

arm in arm

With one person's arm linked around another's; also, closely allied or intimate, as in Both couples walked arm in arm around the grounds of the estate, and This candidate is arm in arm with the party's liberal wing. The literal expression dates from the late 1300s, when Chaucer so used it: "They went arm in arm together into the garden" ( Troilus and Cressida). The figurative usage dates from about 1600. Also see hand in hand.
See also: arm

arm in arm

With arms linked together: They walked across the beach arm in arm.
See also: arm
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I traverse over the quaint little bridge, strolling in weather cold as a fridge.
The insider added: "While strolling on the beach Liam kissed her, it was very romantic.
Doctor Who star Matt Smith, 28, was strolling along with his girlfriend Daisy Lowe, 21, when he suddenly stopped - and kissed her like there was no tomorrow.
This will be the fourth year for Summer Stroll, which has the theme "Strolling Back in Time." The stroll traditionally celebrates the 1950s and 1960s while showcasing the city's present-day offerings.
WOMEN strolling in the starlight have raised a six figure sum for a Teesside charity.
More than 500 guests attended this year's Joan's Uniting Against Lung Cancer "Strolling Supper with Blues & News" to raise money for lung cancer research.
A JAILER caught strolling naked along a beach escaped being put behind bars himself yesterday.
FAMILIES strolling through a London park were shocked when a pelican picked up and swallowed an unsuspecting pigeon.
Only after you watch a lot of classrooms and note the differences between effective and ineffective teachers does the importance of this strolling become clear.
Nothing is finer than listening to blues of jazz in a dimly lit nightclub, then strolling along the Riverwalk with a view of the great Mississippi River.
What better way to spend it than shopping?" exclaimed Marian McEvoy at the end of an afternoon of strolling around the stores of New York's fabled Harlem neighborhood.
And if the resident goes out for a stroll, as we all sometimes like to do, then the resident is simply strolling. Calkins points out that if we leave a crowded, noisy room in which people have been telling us what to do or taking to us incessantly, we're not accused of eloping or wandering--so why should residents of long term care facilities be accused of doing so?
Carme Pinos was asked to remodel a thin strip of waterside space to create places for recreation, swimming, strolling and sitting.