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01. I don't know what you've [stepped] in, but your shoes smell terrible.
02. As I walked home through the park late at night, I could here the sound of [steps] following behind me.
03. Marie Anne du Deffand once remarked that it is only the first [step] that is difficult.
04. The first [step] in getting over your alcoholism is admitting you have a problem.
05. Don't [step] in the milk I spilled on the floor.
06. Winning this race is the runner's last [step] in qualifying for the Olympics.
07. Cal took a [step] closer to the door.
08. She gets really nervous as soon as she [steps] on a plane.
09. A baby horse must take its first [steps] within moments of being born.
10. Benjamin Disraeli once observed that to be conscious that you are ignorant is a great [step] to knowledge.
11. Chinese sage Lao-Tzu observed that a journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single [step].
12. Heraclitus noted that you cannot [step] twice into the same river, for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
13. A wise person once said that the whole world [steps] aside for the man who knows where he is going.
14. Nelson Boswell once said that the first and most important [step] toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
15. There is a Chinese proverb which notes that he who thinks too much about every [step] he takes will stay on one leg all his life.
16. There is an old proverb which notes that the first [step] toward greatness is to be honest.
17. There is a Yiddish proverb which states that from success to failure is one [step], but from failure to success is a long road.
18. The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 [steps] a day.
19. Astronaut Neil Armstrong first [stepped] on the moon with his left foot.
20. There are 1,792 [steps] leading to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

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