walk the floor

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To pace back and forth restlessly, because of worry, excitement, distress, etc.
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"How wildly you talk, Margaret!" exclaimed Mr. Birtwell, with increased irritation. . . . Mr. Birtwell started to his feet and walked the floor with considerable excitement.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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caminar por el piso

marcher sur le sol

走在地板上

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    Alex
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    Karen
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