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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.
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step inside (some place)

to walk into a place. Please step inside my office, and we will discuss this matter. Please step inside.
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Stepping inside theluxury property, a reception hallway is laid with parquet flooring and designed with a wood panelled staircase and an original period stained glass window.
A MAN was arrested after stepping inside a pub he was barred from to get a cigarette.
"LIKE entering heaven" is how one visitor described the experience of stepping inside Kurt Hentschlger's art installation.
But Rooney darted into the box before stepping inside Donk on to his favoured right foot, with which he beat Carson at his near post.
The leader of the world's billion-plus Catholics respectfully took off his red papal slippers before stepping inside the great Blue Mosque on his visit to Istanbul.
MacLeod was first off the mark, controlling a precise through ball from Scot Kellacher before stepping inside his marker to drill home a fierce shot.
Monye scored his first by stepping inside and out of the cover defence.
Catt has been dropped in in favour of his clubmate Mike Tindall, who will play at outside centre with Will Greenwood stepping inside. Leicester's Ben Kay is preferred to Grewcock in the second row.
Blake wrapped up the win, picking up Glen Little's through ball and stepping inside John Hills to score.