- 1A slip or stumble: one false step and we would have fallen in the seaMore example sentences
- Back to the cliffs, where the geological verticality is a 300-foot issue, and where in places two false steps would have you plummeting to the rocks.
- But here's a play that gets Jaworski's attention, when Palmer takes a false step with his left foot at the start of his dropback.
- Adriana's heart carried her forward, under rock ledges where a false step would have thrown her a hundred feet into a nest of shale.
- 1.1A careless or unwise act; a mistake: she made her first false step when she agreed to come backMore example sentences
- The nature of professional publication is such that it is rare to find an article by a senior clinician about a personal voyage of intellectual discovery that includes the stumbling and false steps along the way.
- A false step along the way - including delay for any number of reasons, known and unknown - could well be fatal.
- So much of the film's success lies on the shoulders of the two leads, and they never make a false step in their characterizations.
More definitions of false stepDefinition of false step in:
- The US English dictionary