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walk around

1. To move or pace around (some area) on foot. I need to walk around for a little while after sitting at my desk for so long. He kept walking anxiously around the room, as if he couldn't stand still.
2. To bypass or maneuver around something on foot. I make a point of walking around that office building on my way to work so I won't have to worry about bumping into my ex. The only choice was to walk around the entire area.
3. To move throughout some place on foot, as during a visit. I just spent the first day of my vacation walking around the city, taking in the sights and sampling some of the local cuisine. The superintendent walked around the school as she inspected the staff, facilities, classrooms.
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walk around something

 
1. to avoid something by passing around it. Let's walk around this muddy place in the path.
2. to tour something or some place on foot. I will walk around the park while I am waiting for you. Let me walk around the grounds and see what potential they offer.
See also: around, walk

walk around

to move around walking; to pace around. I need to walk around and get some fresh air. Why don't we walk around for a while before we go in?
See also: around, walk
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Roy Thomas, Kidney Wales' chief executive, said: "Our incredible charity is 50 years old this year and the Walk Around Wales was our way of marking such a special anniversary.
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HOUSING association staff will go the extra mile to complete a virtual walk around the world.
Therefore, when I walk around this city, many things look like a fight between the oblivion and the insisting for things not to get erased from memory.
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My friends could not believe the soldiers were allowed to walk around looking like they had made no attempt to iron their uniforms.
KATE Hudson's neighbours will all be peeking through their curtains after the actress revealed she likes to walk around her home naked.
Kids can IM notes while using laptops to write reports at "standing desks" or walk around while teachers podcast lessons to them.
Kian, 25, revealed: "I was in a Dutch nightclub with the lads a while ago and I decided it would be really funny to borrow a girl's high heels and walk around in them.
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Walk Around F-8 Crusader offers the reader an in-depth tour of the F-8 Crusader airplane, a carrier-based supersonic fighter first designed in the 1950's to serve the US Navy and used as a front line interceptor until December 1999.
Before you do, though, walk around the vehicle and look at the areas that were covered by tape in the paint booth.