EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FALSE STEP

If her memory should fail, or if she should make a false step, he would not hesitate to push her.

You have pleaded your youth as an excuse for your first 'false step,' as you call it.

One false step and you are over a precipice, or up to your neck in a slough.

Dubois felt that he had taken a false step, and remained silent.

He had taken one false step, and he had been held inexorably to his contract.

A false step, a slip might lame me, and so stop me altogether.

From the chair business in 1853 to congress was the first false step.

As this log had caught a score of others, so one false step leads to more.

"I made a false step there; but it was just like me to bungle," continued Gaston.

Yes, yes, I see; a false step just now would put them on their guard.

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