break step

idiom

: to stop walking or marching with the same rhythm as another person or group of people
The soldier was startled and broke step.

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“Break step.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20step. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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