One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Take a walk in order to undo the effects of a heavy meal.‘people wishing to walk off the excesses of the festive season’
- ‘We walked the pizza off across the Brooklyn Bridge back to Manhattan and took a quick shufty round before heading back to the hotel.’
- ‘The next restaurant was a twenty minute walk down the road - I attempted to walk my meal off, but felt somewhat sick upon my arrival after all the moving around.’
- ‘We went to Covent Garden to try to walk the sickness off.’
- ‘And don't worry about being too full after a night on the town; there's bound to be a hill on the way home where you can walk it off.’
- ‘I'm not going to lie to you: this isn't the world's healthiest recipe. But you can walk it off so indulge!’
- ‘Still, it was filling, and like last time we left the table feeling stuffed, happy to walk it off.’
- ‘After all that, walk it off with a stroll through the quaint old Tivoli gardens, one of Europe's original amusement parks.’
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