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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.
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.
It is our connection with people from all walks of life which is at the heart of what it has always meant and should always mean to be Labour.
Kevin Morgan, Regional Director, NatWest Cymru Business Banking said: "These awards celebrate the exceptional achievements of leaders from all walks of life who are already making that difference for this country.
Muscat: Thousands of people from all walks of life were present on Thursday to pay homage to all the three victims of road crash, Pakistan School Muscat (PSM) principal said.
Summary: People from all walks of life got together for Iftar on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.
I think women are taking centre-stage in various walks of life all over the country and cinema is just a reflection of that.
Meanwhile, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prakash Karat termed it to be a good move, saying the government should nominate eminent persons from different walks of life in the Rajya Sabha.
The colliding denizens of "Avenue Montaigne" come from all walks of life, but, in the immortal words of Bono, they all still haven't found what they're looking for.