Difference: Strut - Stride - Stroll - Walk
Strut – walk with an arrogant gait.
- The rooster would strut in the yard when trying to impress the hens.
- After he won the competition, he strutted to the winner’s circle.
- Having put on new jeans she has been strutting in front of the mirror for hours.
- After the boy learned to walk, he would strut about the house proudly.
- The groom couldn’t wait to strut onto the dance floor with his new bride.
Stride – walk with long steps.
- She strode across the room confidently.
- She attributes her record-breaking speed to the length of her stride.
- She strode into the room purposefully being assured that she would be the best candidate for the post.
Stroll – walk for pleasure.
- On lazy Sundays, the family leisurely stroll in the park.
- In Victorian times, courting couples used tostroll through the countryside.
- Tourists stroll through Trafalgar Square aimlessly taking in the glorious sights.
- The couples love strolling hand-in-hand beneath the sweeping canopies of the weeping willows.
- My favorite pastime is to stroll carelessly through the park.
Walk — move on one's feet.
- Our grandson is walking. We are so proud of him.
- He never takes a bus. He walks home from school every day.
- It's not far; you can walk there in five minutes.
- It was a while after the accident before she could walk again.
- He walked away without saying goodbye!
- She turned and walked away from him.
- The driver walked away from the accident unharmed.
- They walk around the neighborhood every morning for exercise.
- We walked around the city all day having nowhere to stay.