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    #1

    step in it

    Doesn't it have to be "step on it" instead of "step in it"?
    81).."Hi, dear. Somebody spilled tomato juice on the elevator floor. You didn't step in it, did you?" she asked.

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    #2

    Re: step in it

    We normally step in things that are liquid or squishy,

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    #3

    Re: step in it

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    We normally step in things that are liquid or squishy,
    Normally, we try to AVOID stepping in things that are squishy!

    Unless we are children playing in puddles.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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