Certainly, as if treading on dangerous ground, Sidney avoided it.
"It was of that first treading that the Skin talked," agreed the Coyote.
But, as it happened, there was no need of his treading so very lightly.
All the belligerents seem to be treading on the toes of Greece.
He apologised to the militaire for treading on his toes, and wondered "how the devil he got there!"