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walk of life

n. pl. walks of life
An occupation, profession, or social class: People from all walks of life supported the cause.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walk of life - careers in generalwalk of life - careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"
calling, career, vocation - the particular occupation for which you are trained
Translations
ناس من مُخْتَلَف المِهَن والبيئات
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walk

(woːk) verb
1. (of people or animals) to (cause to) move on foot at a pace slower than running, never having both or all the feet off the ground at once. He walked across the room and sat down; How long will it take to walk to the station?; She walks her dog in the park every morning.
2. to travel on foot for pleasure. We're going walking in the hills for our holidays.
3. to move on foot along. It's dangerous to walk the streets of New York alone after dark.
noun
1. (the distance covered during) an outing or journey on foot. She wants to go for / to take a walk; It's a long walk to the station.
2. a way or manner of walking. I recognised her walk.
3. a route for walking. There are many pleasant walks in this area.
ˈwalker noun
a person who goes walking for pleasure. We met a party of walkers as we were going home.
ˌwalkie-ˈtalkie noun
a portable two-way radio. The soldiers spoke to each other on the walkie-talkie.
ˈwalking-stick noun
a stick used (especially as an aid to balance) when walking. The old lady has been using a walking-stick since she hurt her leg.
ˈwalkover noun
an easy victory. It was a walkover! We won 8–nil.
ˈwalkway noun
a path etc for pedestrians only.
walk all over (someone)
to pay no respect to (a person's) rights, feelings etc. He'll walk all over you if you let him.
walk off with
1. to win easily. He walked off with all the prizes at the school sports.
2. to steal. The thieves have walked off with my best silver and china.
walk of life
a way of earning one's living; an occupation or profession. People from all walks of life went to the minister's funeral.
walk on air
to feel extremely happy etc. She's walking on air since he asked her to marry him.
References in classic literature ?
Or perhaps the books were right, and there were many such as she in the upper walks of life.
The rockets have done flowering, and, after the manner of rockets: in other walks of life, have degenerated into sticks; and nothing else in those borders intends to bloom this summer.
Speaking at an interactive session with women from different walks of life, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reiterated government commitment to facilitate their entry in all walks of life and to ensure that they are getting equal opportunities, facilities and emoluments.
The purpose of the initiative is to further strengthen the bond with the Pakistani community in the United Kingdom and to celebrate their success in various walks of life.
A large number of people belonging to all walks of life including Gujranwala District Council chairman Ch Mazhar Qayyum Nahra, Ex-MNA Haji Mudassir Qayyum, federal parliamentary secretary Ch Azhar Qayyum, MPAs - Ch Ashraf Warraich, Ch Rafaqat, Ch Saifullah Virk and Ch Iqbal attended the death ceremony.
Although people from all walks of life are welcome to join the prayer rally, Wasan stressed that politicians and officials who will attend will not be allowed to speak onstage.
The body of the deceased was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard after performing his funeral prayers which were attended by many people belonging to different walks of life.
Summary: To be directed by Akarsh Khurana, the film tells the tale of three characters from different walks of life, who are thrown together on a bizarre journey
We have launched a massive campaign to meet with people of all walks of life including tribal elders, youth, religious leaders and workers of various political parties to convince them about participating in the annual congregation.
Thousands of people from all walks of life across Azad Kashmir and Islamabad including the heads of various political, religious parties and people from all walks of life attended the funeral ceremony of the late Mujahid-e-Awwal at Ghazi Abad.
It proved to be one of the most compelling documentaries of all time and the Beeb decided in 2000 to look at the lives of a new generation of people from all walks of life.
So because we're celebrating a big anniversary, we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on all the historic walks of life that have happened while we've been around during the last 90 years.