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  • as inbehave
  • as inbeware
  • as inheed
  • as inmind
  • as inpussyfoot

synonyms for watch one's step

  • manage
  • control
  • direct
  • act correctly
  • act one's age
  • act with decorum
  • be civil
  • be good
  • be nice
  • be on best behavior
  • be orderly
  • comport oneself
  • conduct oneself properly
  • demean oneself
  • deport oneself
  • discipline oneself
  • keep one's nose clean
  • keep the peace
  • live up to
  • manage oneself
  • mind one's manners
  • mind one's p's and q's
  • observe golden rule
  • observe the law
  • play fair
  • shape up
  • toe the mark

antonyms for watch one's step

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  • act up
  • misbehave
  • disregard
  • face
  • ignore
  • meet
  • neglect
  • court
  • invite
  • risk
  • take on
  • ignore
  • disregard
  • forget
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • overlook
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How to use watch one's step in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
In connection with this step the practice of melodies is useful, if one has musical taste.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
When you engaged yourself to the young woman you were poor and a nobody, and the step was perhaps excusable.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The good lady of the house came out to welcome me, and the garon was ready at the step.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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