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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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EVERYONE is being encouraged to take part in a series of scenic strolls in Coventry next month.
"Art strolls are popular across the country right now," said Susan Cashman, primary coordinator for Art Stroll and a local artist.
As part of Newcastle's Year of Exercise & Sport campaign, strolls around the city will mean opportunities for sightseeing as well as for getting into shape.
The walks are targeted at people who might not otherwise get out and about and aims to help increase fitness through a series of leisurely strolls around the Barry area lasting from 35 to 90 minutes.
He fled the country just over a year ago - days before he was due to stand trial at the High Court in Glasgow - and spent lazy afternoon guzzling beer in the sunshine or enjoying afternoon strolls along the beach on the holiday island.