"When I first stepped into Elaine's, in 1964, it was simply one large, permissive room," Jack Richardson says.
And no HIV-positive performer has stepped forward to admit to working with Burts.
He stepped from his police car, putting aside his own safety.
He then stepped away and lifted a telephone from its receiver on the wall.
Obama stepped in it by echoing W.'s praise for Brownie, saying Larry Summers had done "a heck of a job."
Hugh Ritson stepped out of the moonlight and went behind his brother.
When they met Fish in the road they stepped aside and said "Good morning, sir."
He had stepped to the door, and his thumb was on the wooden latch.
He stepped to a corner of the room and by a ring he raised a trapdoor.
This he did, and taking his betrothed in his arms, stepped out into the sunlight.
Old English steppan (Anglian), stæppan (West Saxon) "take a step," from West Germanic *stap- "tread" (cf. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch, Dutch stap, Old High German stapfo, German stapfe "footstep"), from PIE root *stebh- "to tread, step" (cf. Old Church Slavonic stopa "step, pace," stepeni "step, degree"). Originally strong (past tense stop, past participle bestapen); weak forms emerged 13c., universal from 16c. Stepping stone first recorded early 14c.; in the figurative sense 1650s. Step on it "hurry up" is 1923, from notion of gas pedal; step out (v.) is from 1907.
Old English steppa (Mercian), stæpe, stepe (West Saxon) "stair, act of stepping," from the source of step (v.). Meaning "action which leads toward a result" is recorded from 1540s. Warning phrase watch your step is attested from 1934. Step-dancing first recorded 1886.