take a step (1)

This page is about the collocation take a step (1)

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to put one foot in front of the other, as when walking

For example

  • If you take another step, I'll shoot you.

  • He took a couple of steps towards the door, then stopped and turned around.

Quick Quiz

I tried to take a step, but

a. my foot was stuck in mud

b. it was too heavy to lift

c. it didn't want to go

Contributor: Matt Errey