Translation: from spanish

tread the path

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  • To tread the stage — Tread Tread, v. t. 1. To step or walk on. [1913 Webster] Forbid to tread the promised land he saw. Prior. [1913 Webster] Methought she trod the ground with greater grace. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tread — Tread, v. t. 1. To step or walk on. [1913 Webster] Forbid to tread the promised land he saw. Prior. [1913 Webster] Methought she trod the ground with greater grace. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tread a difficult path — ˌtread a difficult, dangerous, solitary, etc. ˈpath idiom to choose and follow a particular way of life, way of doing sth, etc • A restaurant has to tread the tricky path between maintaining quality and keeping prices down. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tread a dangerous path — ˌtread a difficult, dangerous, solitary, etc. ˈpath idiom to choose and follow a particular way of life, way of doing sth, etc • A restaurant has to tread the tricky path between maintaining quality and keeping prices down. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tread a solitary path — ˌtread a difficult, dangerous, solitary, etc. ˈpath idiom to choose and follow a particular way of life, way of doing sth, etc • A restaurant has to tread the tricky path between maintaining quality and keeping prices down. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • path — (p[.a]th), n.; pl. {paths} (p[.a][th]z). [AS. p[ae][eth], pa[eth]; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. pa tos, Skr. patha, path. [root]21.] 1. A trodden way; a footway. [1913 Webster] The dewy paths of meadows we will tread.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Vanity of Human Wishes — The Vanity of Human Wishes: The Tenth Satire of Juvenal Imitated is a 1749 poem by the English author Samuel Johnson. [Johnson 1971] It was completed while Johnson was busy writing A Dictionary of the English Language and it was the first… …   Wikipedia

  • tread — [[t]tre̱d[/t]] treads, treading, trod, trodden 1) VERB If you tread on something, you put your foot on it when you are walking or standing. [V on n] Oh, sorry, I didn t mean to tread on your foot... [V on n] I had white rugs on the floor, but… …   English dictionary

  • tread — tread1 [tred] v past tense trod [trɔd US tra:d] past participle trodden [ˈtrɔdn US ˈtra:dn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(step in/on)¦ 2 tread carefully/warily/cautiously etc 3¦(crush)¦ 4 tread a path 5 tread water 6¦(walk)¦ 7 tread the boards ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tread — 1 verb past tense trod past participle trodden 1 STEP IN/ON (intransitive always + adv/prep) BrE to put your foot on or in something while you are walking; step (+ in/on): Sorry did I tread on your foot? | Be careful not to tread on that broken… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tread — 01. The [tread] of the stairs has been covered with rubber to keep people from slipping. 02. The large dog [trod] heavily across the wet grass. 03. There were [tread] marks on the grass where the car had backed up. 04. My new bicycle tires have a …   Grammatical examples in English

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