Meaning of break step in English:

break step


  • Stop walking or marching in step with others.

    ‘they walked past me without even breaking step’
    • ‘Neither of them broke step as they walked with their heads up but eyes down.’
    • ‘Passers-by in this northern suburb in the foothills of Iran's Elborz Mountains are few, and most walk past without breaking step.’
    • ‘Then they break step and disperse over Southwark Bridge, chatting and slouching.’
    • ‘They were all of different heights and strides yet they never broke step.’