break (one's) stride
Definition of break (one's) stride
: to pause or slow down in one's movement She jogged straight across the road without breaking (her) stride.
Word by Word Definitions
: to stand astride
: to move with or as if with long steps
: to take a very long step
: a cycle of locomotor movements (as of a horse) completed when the feet regain the initial relative positions
: the distance traversed in a stride
: a long step
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