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I am too tired to take another step.
He moved a step nearer the two men.
We were lost and decided to retrace our steps.
This new law is the first step in making our city safer.
This agreement is an important step toward our goal.
For Jack, this job was a mere step along the road to power.
I met him on the front steps of his house.
The woman took them down some steps leading to the beach.
I climbed a flight of steep narrow steps.
waiting at the foot of the basement steps
steps in your learning process
Her new job is a big step up for her.
a step up on the pay scale
She was congratulating herself on her intelligence, but he was one step ahead of her.
When you finish the exercise, repeat steps five to ten.
The president took the unprecedented step of publishing details of the conversation in the press.
The school will take steps to make sure that these children are found and punished.
This is the American English definition of step. View British English definition of step.
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly
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