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Meaning of "walk on air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WALK ON AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WALK ON AIR

walk
walk a person off his feet
walk away
walk away with
walk into
walk it
walk of life
walk off
walk off with
walk on eggshells
walk out
walk out on
walk out with
walk socks
walk tall
walk the plank
walk the streets
walk the walk
walk through
walk-in

WORDS THAT END LIKE WALK ON AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
liquid air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of walk on air in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «walk on air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WALK ON AIR

Find out the translation of walk on air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of walk on air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «walk on air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

走在空气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caminar en el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

walk on air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा पर ​​चलना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المشي على الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ходить по воздуху
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

andar no ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাতাসে হাঁটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marcher sur l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berjalan di udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gehen auf Sendung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空気の上を歩く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공기 에 걸어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lumaku ing udhara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi qua không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்று மீது நடக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवा चालत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Havada yürüyün
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

camminare su aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chodzić na powietrzu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ходити по повітрю
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

merge pe aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

με τα πόδια στον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

loop op die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå på luft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå på lufta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of walk on air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WALK ON AIR»

The term «walk on air» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.158 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WALK ON AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about walk on air

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WALK ON AIR»

Discover the use of walk on air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to walk on air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Boy Who Would Walk on Air
Can you make yourself walk on air like me? It wouldn't be much fun all on my own.” “I hope so, but you'll have to close your eyes again.” Tommo did as he was told, but listened really hard. He could hear the rustling of activity and imagined he ...
Kd Groethe, 2012
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Intelligence
You must have learned to concentrate on earth. You have more will-power than any other ghost I have met — unless it is the Theosophist or the Occultist, and I am not sure whether they are ghosts or not! You walk on air far more readily than I ...
‎1897
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Metaphysical Magazine: A Monthly Review of the Occult ...
You must have learned to concentrate on earth. You have more will-power than any other ghost I have met — unless it is the Theosophist or the Occultist, and I am not sure whether they are ghosts or not! You walk on air far more readily than I ...
‎1898
4
Olympian Nights
But you needn't think because you earth people cannot walk on air we Olympians are equally incapacitated. You can walk there in two ways. One of these is to fasten a pair of ankle-wings on your legs; the other is to purchase a pair of ...
John Kendrick Bangs, 1st World Library, 2006
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The Poetry of Derek Mahon
He says, 'The lightbowl flickers and the lifts are slow | but I bounce on sneakers up a winding stair: | even at sixty I can still walk on air.' If this offers a buoyantly self-mocking self-portrait in syncopated couplets, it also mischievously pitches ...
Hugh Haughton, 2007
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The Physics of Superheroes
Assuming for the moment that she can indeed walk on air—that is, that somehow the air provides enough resistance to the backward force of her feet that it supplies a forward thrust, propelling her forward—the question still arises as to how ...
James Kakalios, 2005
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Cat's Eye
I don't have the energy to be frightened. I lie in the snow, watching her with lethargy, and with a sluggish curiosity. I would like to be able to walk on air like that. Now she's quite close. I can see the white glimmer of her face, the dark scarf or ...
Margaret Atwood, 2011
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You Again
Her muscles shuddered and cramped, shivered and seized. Her toes ached, then grew numb, turned to small, clumsy blocks of furry ice. She turned the second comer by act of will alone. Sam. If I have to walk on air, then I will. Rounding it, she ...
Peggy Nicholson, 2011
9
Heatwave and Crazy Birds (Hebrew Literature Series)
In the air I don't have to jump from anywhere or walk on air, I explained, over and over, patiently, what should have been obvious. But the whole plane is suspended in the air! protested Jean-Jacques. It isn't suspended in the air—it's flying!
Gabriela Avigur-Rotem, 2011
10
The Journal of Henry David Thoreau, 1837-1861
... timidly watching my motions as if they were the antics of a ropedancer or mountebank pretending to walk on air; or here and there one creeping out upon an overhanging but cracking bough, unwilling to drop to the adamantine floor beneath, ...
Henry David Thoreau, Damion Searls, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WALK ON AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term walk on air is used in the context of the following news items.
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As a tribute to Monty Python's Silly Walk sketch, Czechs 'walk on air'
Fans of the British comedy group 'Monty Python' perform their skills during the International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic on January 7, 2015. «Malay Mail Online, Jan 15»
2
Government to announce stricter smog standards: report
In response to the new proposal, Becker said Tuesday night that Obama “has walked the walk on air.” Under the initial proposal, the number of counties in ... «New York Daily News, Nov 14»
3
Minus the Bear Embrace Gaming in 'Walk on Air' - Song Premiere
"'Walk on Air' fits the superhero vibe oddly well," singer-guitarist Jake Snider tells Rolling Stone. "It's about how one partner in a relationship can make the other ... «RollingStone.com, Apr 13»

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