fall into step

idiom

: to begin walking or marching with the same rhythm as another person or group of people
He fell into step beside her and struck up a conversation.

Examples of fall into step in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the researchers mixed up the couples, so that each was paired with a stranger rather than their partner, heart rates did not fall into step. Avery Hurt, Discover Magazine, 11 Feb. 2022

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“Fall into step.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20into%20step. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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