walk\ the\ floor

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 she got up and walked the floor.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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