Step this way, please.
The men looked at him and pressed to the bank, hesitating to step onto the ice.
She faced the speaker and took a step back.
He winced and then took a determined step in her direction.
I turned on the light, calmed her down and slowly explained step by step what Julie had told me.
His horse snorted and took a step back.
She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step.
She took a quick step back.
"Now, Princess," exclaimed the Wizard, "those of your advisors who wished to throw us into the Garden of Clinging Vines must step within this circle of light.
Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.
But take it a step further.
Be so good as to step in.
Her step was too long, making contact with his foot.
She gasped and took a step backward.
She took a step back, overwhelmed by the scene before her.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.
Every bite you eat, every step you take.
Everything about him, from his weary, bored expression to his quiet, measured step, offered a most striking contrast to his quiet, little wife.
Better communication is a huge step toward peace.
From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
In spite of the continual struggle for custody, he had felt more welcome at the Medena home than he had with his step-father's family.
The path became more indistinct with each step, eventually coming to an end in dense underbrush.
His step was light as he crossed the room and gently lifted Tammy into his arms.
She took a quick step back and he dropped his hands.
He took a step closer.
Like the way his broad shoulders swayed so gracefully with each step as he strode to the corral - or the way he lounged in a doorway, coffee in one hand, one long leg thrown carelessly over the other.
I wondered about the step my friends were taking.
Granted, that's a step in the right direction but we still wouldn't know if the scene Howie saw actually occurred.
Recognizing the town would be a step in the right direction but it wouldn't tell you the scene you saw actually happened, back in 1932.
The next step was informing Mr. Cooms of our willingness to proceed with his offer.
A step at a time, Hon.
The caller was the husband of Howie's mother, his step-father, informing him that his mother had suffered a serious heart attack and was in critical condition.
Coming out was a totally new step and one I shouldn't be taking alone.
But we'd always remained a step away, like Martha once said, to retain our perfect friendship.
He didn't spend much time at the hospital because the step father is a prune and he snubbed Julie.
Ronnie doesn't know any of those people and he keeps saying I should step up to the plate, like it's the least I could do 'cause he already tolerates me like a bad case of hemorrhoids.
It was difficult to remember step by step but I didn't want to get it wrong.
She took a step back.
She flushed and looked him over, then took a step back in to the living room.
He froze on the bottom step, the hair at the back of his neck standing up.
Toni pushed both women behind him, and Darian took a teetering step towards him.
You can step out here and heal her, or you can stay there and watch her die.
She took one step forward, then another, throwing herself onto the ground beside Sofi.
She stared at him through listless eyes, the gaze of a human awaiting only the final step in the transformation process.
The advisors of the Princess did not like this test; but she commanded them to step into the flame and one by one they did so, and were scorched so badly that the air was soon filled with an odor like that of baked potatoes.
The stairs had become narrower and Zeb and the Wizard often had to help Jim pull the buggy from one step to another, or keep it from jamming against the rocky walls.
But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.
The boys wore long hair and striped sweaters and yelled their college yell every other step they took, to the great satisfaction of the populace, which was glad to have this evidence that their lungs were in good condition.
When you reach a step you do not understand, do you not start reading out loud really slowly?
So let's take a moment and conduct a three-step evaluation.
From the printed slip it was but a step to the printed book.
When she was at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston she stood on a step-ladder and let both hands play over the statues.
She usually feels the softest step and throws out her arms to ascertain if any one is near her.
Helen has taken the second great step in her education.
The particular laws are as our points of view, as, to the traveller, a mountain outline varies with every step, and it has an infinite number of profiles, though absolutely but one form.
Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect, and that will be one step toward obtaining it.
Is it not possible to take a step further towards recognizing and organizing the rights of man?
He walked about in front of the line and at every step pulled himself up, slightly arching his back.
He carried close to his leg a narrow unsheathed sword (small, curved, and not like a real weapon) and looked now at the superior officers and now back at the men without losing step, his whole powerful body turning flexibly.
A fat major skirted a bush, puffing and falling out of step; a soldier who had fallen behind, his face showing alarm at his defection, ran at a trot, panting to catch up with his company.
"The step must be taken but I cannot, I cannot!" thought Pierre, and he again began speaking about indifferent matters, about Sergey Kuzmich, asking what the point of the story was as he had not heard it properly.
When she entered with her heavy step, treading on her heels, the gentlemen and Mademoiselle Bourienne rose and the little princess, indicating her to the gentlemen, said: "Voila Marie!"
The regiments had entered and left the town with their bands playing, and by the Grand Duke's orders the men had marched all the way in step (a practice on which the Guards prided themselves), the officers on foot and at their proper posts.
This short man nodded to Dolgorukov as to an intimate friend and stared at Prince Andrew with cool intensity, walking straight toward him and evidently expecting him to bow or to step out of his way.
The Apsheron men, excited by the Tsar's presence, passed in step before the Emperors and their suites at a bold, brisk pace.
"I'll kill you!" he shouted, and seizing the marble top of a table with a strength he had never before felt, he made a step toward her brandishing the slab.
To be in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room he considered an important step up in the service, and he at once understood his role, letting his hostess make use of whatever interest he had to offer.
Forgetting the danger of being recognized, Rostov went close to the porch, together with some inquisitive civilians, and again, after two years, saw those features he adored: that same face and same look and step, and the same union of majesty and mildness....
The Emperor said a few words to him and took a step toward his horse.
Things are nice as it is, she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice.
Daniel rose a little, took a step, and with his whole weight, as if lying down to rest, fell on the wolf, seizing her by the ears.
Anisya Fedorovna, with her light step, willingly went to fulfill her errand and brought back the guitar.
The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.
Kindly step in, my orders are to bring you in.
Anatole followed him with his usual jaunty step but his face betrayed anxiety.
He entered briskly, with a jerk at every step and his head slightly thrown back.
Each step of the retreat was accompanied by a complicated interplay of interests, arguments, and passions at headquarters.
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
Get into step, Fedor...
"Please step into the gallery, your excellency," said the major-domo.
Will you step into the study?
Please step inside, your honor!
"Ah!" said Rostopchin, hurriedly turning away his eyes from the young man in the fur-lined coat and pointing to the bottom step of the porch.
For several seconds while the young man was taking his place on the step the silence continued.
While waiting for the young man to take his place on the step Rostopchin stood frowning and rubbing his face with his hand.
Kutuzov wrote that the Russians had not retreated a step, that the French losses were much heavier than ours, and that he was writing in haste from the field of battle before collecting full information.
Please step into the portrait gallery.
There is no step, no crime or petty fraud he commits, which in the mouths of those around him is not at once represented as a great deed.
Not only does it occur at every step, but the universal historians' accounts are all made up of a chain of such contradictions.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
The presence of the problem of man's free will, though unexpressed, is felt at every step of history.
With every step up to the office where Señor Medena waited, he dreaded the conversation.
He had been perfectly content to step back and let her bear the brunt of Giddon's anger, even knowing that he had arrived uninvited.
She dropped her glass in the sink and took a step backward.
He slung the dishtowel over his shoulder and one long step brought him to a point where she was pinned in the corner of the counter.
She tried to step around him, but he stopped her with an iron grip on her arm.
Every step must be in the right direction.
There was a soft step behind her, and then his hands were on her waist, his thumbs nimbly working the tense muscles.
She took a step back from him.
He took a step toward her.
She took a step toward him and called out.
His voice was so harsh that Adrienne took a step backward.
She took a step backward and met his gaze angrily.
Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
Instead of shifting with each step, the ground felt solid.
He stepped forward and reached for her, but she took a step back.
She took a step down and missed the next rung - plunging her shin against the step.
Claudette had gone one step too far.
"I've got to watch my step too," he replied.
Once this ball gets rolling, it will speed up and, because of it, we will all wake up each morning with a little extra spring in our step and sparkle in our eye.
Then the world has advanced one step in its heavenward march.
She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.
But Anna Mikhaylovna went forward a step or two to keep her hold on the portfolio, and changed her grip.
To be so sent meant not only a reward but an important step toward promotion.
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
He entered the drawing room with his usual alert step, glancing rapidly round the company.
"But if you'll step into the officers' wards you'll see for yourself," he added, turning to Rostov.
She cautiously took one step and then another, and found herself in the middle of a small room containing baggage.
Carmen put a foot on the first step and then heard voices.
"I wondered if you were ever going to come back," she said, moving eagerly into step with him.
Back in Kentucky with his step father.
Sharing their problems was a step in the right direction.
There was a light step behind her, and then Allen's eyes widened as his attention shifted to a point behind her.