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Strides vs Steps - What's the difference?

strides | steps |

As nouns the difference between strides and steps

is that strides is plural of lang=en while steps is plural of lang=en.

As verbs the difference between strides and steps

is that strides is third-person singular of stride while steps is third-person singular of step.




  • (plurale tantum, UK, Australia) Trousers.
  • * 2004 , Marion Houldsworth, Red Dust Rising: The Story of Ray Fryer of Urapunga , Central Queensland University Press, 2011, Boolarong Press, page 97,
  • So he gave him one boot. I said, ‘One boot?s no bloody good! Give him two boot[s]!’ So he chucks over another boot, and a pair of strides .
  • * 2006 , Smiley Brymer, The Universal Naked Linesman , AuthorHouse, page 173,
  • He went upstairs and changed into a fresh pair of strides , nipped into the bathroom and gave his hands and face a quick rinse and threw on a clean pullover.
  • * 2007 , Antony Agar, Queensland Ringer , page 211,
  • His mother used to have to buy two pair of strides for him, cut the legs off one and sew them onto the other.
  • * 1994 , , 2008, unnumbered page,
  • I thought of Des and May?s daughters, then of Gleaves, and resolved to borrow a pair of strides from Cliff, to keep the tie-wearing penile-challenged toss-bag oaf ma case.


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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps , I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.}}


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