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Meaning of striding? #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 18, 2006 14:33 pm   Meaning of striding?
 

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #66 "Synonyms for walk", question 4

Stop ......... up and down like this! Are you nervous?

(a) strolling
(b) pacing
(c) striding
(d) wandering

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #66 "Synonyms for walk", answer 4

Stop pacing up and down like this! Are you nervous?

Correct answer: (b) pacing
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what is the meaning of striding?

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Stride #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 18, 2006 15:40 pm   Stride
 

Hi Boldik,

The verb stride means walk with large steps and do this in a purposeful manner.

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Meaning of striding? #3 (permalink) Fri Jul 17, 2009 18:55 pm   Meaning of striding?
 

what does ,,pace up and down '' mean? thanks!
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Meaning of striding? #4 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:21 am   Meaning of striding?
 

Hello Teacher,

what does ,,pace up and down '' mean?

thanks!
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Meaning of striding? #5 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:00 am   Meaning of striding?
 

Sonia* wrote:
Hello Teacher,

what does ,,pace up and down '' mean?

thanks!

This means walk up and down because you are anxious and worried as you do this. Typically the new father is pacing up and down as he waits to hear when his new baby arrives.

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Meaning of striding? #6 (permalink) Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:00 am   Meaning of striding?
 

Sonia* wrote:
Hello Teacher,

what does ,,pace up and down '' mean?

thanks!

This means walk up and down because you are anxious and worried as you do this. Typically the new father is pacing up and down as he waits to hear when his new baby arrives.

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Meaning of striding? #7 (permalink) Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:43 am   Meaning of striding?
 

Thanks a lot Alan Sir!
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wow #8 (permalink) Thu Sep 08, 2011 0:20 am   wow
 

Wow ! i didnt know this definition . Lets go to practice
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