walk the floor

Pace up and down, as in In former times expectant fathers walked the floor, but now they often are labor coaches, or The baby was colicky, so she walked the floor with him all night.


Nearby words

  1. walk on eggs,
  2. walk out,
  3. walk over,
  4. walk socks,
  5. walk tall,
  6. walk the plank,
  7. walk through,
  8. walk-behind,
  9. walk-down,
  10. walk-in

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