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giant steps

noun
1.
a children's game in which a leader calls upon individual players to advance toward him or her in a given number and variety of steps, the object being for one person to tag the leader and for all of them to run back to the starting line without being caught by the leader. Any player who is caught becomes the leader.
2.
giant step, the longest step that a player is capable of making in this game.
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  • Make sure children get to the school bus stop on time, wait five giant steps away from the road and avoid rough play.
  • While waiting for the bus, take five giant steps back from the curb until the bus has stopped completely.
  • Children should wait five giant steps away from the road and avoid rough play.
  • Improved literacy skills may allow these adults to take giant steps in the journey of lifelong learning.
  • When you get off the school bus or a public bus, take five giant steps out of the door.
  • When being dropped off, children should exit the bus and walk ten giant steps away from the bus.
  • Three giant steps toward the development of a modern emergency medical service system.
  • When being dropped off, exit the bus and walk ten giant steps away from the bus.
  • If anyone stops near your children, teach them to take two giant steps back away from the car.
  • My administration is taking giant steps to open our expansive waterfront to more people.

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