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verb [intransitive] stroll pronunciation in British English /strəʊl/
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present tense
present participlestrolling
past tensestrolled
past participlestrolled

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  1. 1
    to walk without hurrying, often for pleasure
    young couples out strolling with their arms round each other
    stroll along/over/off/up etc: I was strolling along the river when I saw an incredible thing.
    She strolled over to join them.
  2. 2
    to do something easily and with little effort
    Alison strolled through the entrance exam with little difficulty.
    stroll to victory: They strolled to victory in the championships.


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