walk the floor

walk the floor
walk back and forth across the floor, pace

He spent the night in the hospital walking the floor while waiting for his wife to have a baby.


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  • walk the floor — {v. phr.} To walk one direction and then the other across the floor, again and again; pace. * /Mr. Black walked the floor, trying to reach a decision./ * /The sick baby had his mother walking the floor all night./ * /Mrs. Black s toothache hurt… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walk the floor — {v. phr.} To walk one direction and then the other across the floor, again and again; pace. * /Mr. Black walked the floor, trying to reach a decision./ * /The sick baby had his mother walking the floor all night./ * /Mrs. Black s toothache hurt… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walk\ the\ floor — v. phr. To walk one direction and then the other across the floor, again and again; pace. Mr. Black walked the floor, trying to reach a decision. The sick baby had his mother walking the floor all night. Mrs. Black s toothache hurt so much that… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • walk the floor — phrasal : to pace back and forth in a room because of pain or especially worry …   Useful english dictionary

  • floor — See: GROUND FLOOR, MOP THE FLOOR WITH, WALK THE FLOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • floor — See: GROUND FLOOR, MOP THE FLOOR WITH, WALK THE FLOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

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