step inside


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step inside

1. Literally, to walk into the interior of something or some place. Thank you for coming to my office on such short notice. Please, step inside and grab a seat. She stepped inside the spooky building with trepidation.
2. To gain an idea or understanding of the way in which someone, something, or some place operates. The new documentary gives people the chance to step inside the world of Victorian England. These stories let us step inside the lives of people we would never otherwise encounter.
See also: inside, step

step inside (some place)

to walk into a place. Please step inside my office, and we will discuss this matter. Please step inside.
See also: inside, step
References in classic literature ?
So you step inside and after a minute "mother" comes slowly up the kitchen stairs, untying her apron as she comes and calling down instructions to some one below about the potatoes.
They heard a hesitating step inside. The door was cautiously opened.
Dorothy, you and your Aunt may step inside and take off your things."
"Step inside," answered the soldier, "and I will carry your message to him."
Then they were aware of a strange step inside and of an unfamiliar voice.
But though he might have been a waxwork when they were within four yards of him, he jumped up like a jack-in-the-box when they came within three, and said in a deferential, though not undignified, manner: "Will you step inside, gentlemen?
I am more like Harry Hagberd than any man alive; and I can prove it to you in a minute, if you will let me step inside your gate."
Sarmiento's grandson and a friend were in the room, but they were able to hide before the suspects managed to step inside.
As per TMX, h/t to BoxingScene.com, White said that if Mayweather wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov the undefeated boxer has to step inside the Octagon.
In an announcement posted yesterday to the company's website, Snap debuted Snap Originals; "exclusive Shows created by some of the world's greatest storytellers, with new episodes released every day!" The company added, "Snap Originals will also feature new Show Portals, letting you swipe up and step inside a scene from a Show to experience it for yourself.
7 Meghan has a dazzling smile for the crowds as she prepares to step inside St George's Chapel and walk up the aisle.
Step inside the Ateca and you find a cabin that's simply laid out and spacious with room for three across the back.
EAMONN & RUTH: HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES Channel 5, 9pm Three-part series in which presenting couple Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford step inside the lives of the super-rich, who live in multimillion mansions and drive the most expensive cars ever designed.