walk along

walk along

1. To continue to progress on foot. We walked along for what felt like hours before seeing any sign of civilization.
2. To follow the course of something on foot. Just keep walking along the path until you reach the lookout tower.
3. To move or follow alongside something on foot. We'll need to walk along every inch of the fence to find the spot where the sheep are getting through.
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walk along something

to move beside something on foot. Let's not walk along the road. It's too dangerous. Walk along the wall where it's safer.
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walk along

to move along on foot. I was just walking along when my heel broke off. I'm in no hurry. I'll just walk along at my own speed.
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References in classic literature ?
Josie's triumph being rather more pronounced than good taste permitted, Anne Shirley dared her to walk along the top of the board fence which bounded the garden to the east.
Anne climbed the ladder amid breathless silence, gained the ridgepole, balanced herself uprightly on that precarious footing, and started to walk along it, dizzily conscious that she was uncomfortably high up in the world and that walking ridgepoles was not a thing in which your imagination helped you out much.
It is quite impossible for them to know him, and they walk along with him arm in arm, as if he, too, were a student like themselves; and then, unperceived, he thrusts an arrow to their bosom.
"Do let us walk along and have a look at my queer possession once more," he begged.
Dorothy was puzzled at this, for it sounded queer to hear a stuffed man speak, and to see him bow and walk along beside her.
Two or three hours walk along this trail brought them to a clear, level country, where there were a few farms and some scattered houses.
They began to walk along a narrow brick sidewalk between the cracks of which tall weeds grew.
Summary: Take a long walk along the beach, cycle along the corniche.and leave your fears to the winds.
And their exposure to pollution is 2.5 times lower if they take a route along quiet back streets than if they walk along busy roads, research for environmental charity Global Action Plan has revealed.
On Saturday, there will be a gathering outside the DWP office in Porthmadog at 10am on Saturday, followed by a social walk along the Cob embankment.
There's also lots of wildlife you can spot as you walk along including wildfowl; herons; fish and of course the seals.
2 Walk along the shore of the Tarn, through a gate at the entrance to the woods and continue to Tarn House.
Some 18 members of the Huddersfield Healthy Life Ramblers went on a seven-mile circular walk along The Oxley Trail on Saturday.
Turn left and walk along canal for approximately 20 mins.