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Meaning of walkabout #1 (permalink) Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:38 am   Meaning of walkabout
 

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ESL/EFL Test #101 "Phrasal Verb: Walk", question 8

They have an expression in Australia when a famous person mixes with the crowd, they say they're going on a walk..........

(a) across
(b) along
(c) out
(d) about

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #101 "Phrasal Verb: Walk", answer 8

They have an expression in Australia when a famous person mixes with the crowd, they say they're going on a walkabout.

Correct answer: (d) about

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They have an expression in Australia when a famous person mixes with the crowd, they say they're going on a walkout.
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I want to know the meaning of walk about.
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Walkabout #2 (permalink) Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:30 am   Walkabout
 

HI,

This means leave a formal procession and walk around in the crowd and talk to people.

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Meaning of walkabout #3 (permalink) Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:57 am   Meaning of walkabout
 

please explain: to go on a walkabout? Liffan asked about walk about, does it mean the same as my question?

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Meaning of walkabout #4 (permalink) Wed Sep 28, 2011 17:01 pm   Meaning of walkabout
 

Yes.

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