The earth he trod was like no other ground he had ever walked upon.
On mounting the steps at the Thtre Franais I trod on a lady's dress.
We had to move slowly, as at every step we trod upon the dying or the dead.
Where they trod it was as if peach pits were crushed beneath their feet.
They called to Madame Gaudron to be careful how she trod on account of her condition.