Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. VIP Member
    Student or Learner
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Hindi
      • Home Country:
      • India
      • Current Location:
      • India

    • Join Date: Feb 2014
    • Posts: 5,242
    #1

    Inclined stairs.

    My friend's mother fell from their stairs and broke her leg. They have inclined stairs (The stairs have kind of slope) and it becomes difficult sometimes to balance yourself.

    Please check.

  2. Member
    Academic
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • New Zealand
      • Current Location:
      • Thailand

    • Join Date: Jun 2004
    • Posts: 167
    #2

    Re: Inclined stairs.

    They have inclined stairs (the stairs have a kind of slope), and it becomes difficult sometimes to balance yourself.

  3. Key Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Malaysia

    • Join Date: Apr 2014
    • Posts: 4,670
    #3

    Re: Inclined stairs.

    All stairs(staircases) are inclined, so I think the word is redundant.

    Maybe you mean the treads(the horizontal parts of the steps)of the staircase are not level making the user lose balance easily while stepping on them.
    Last edited by tedmc; 13-Jan-2017 at 09:29.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

  4. emsr2d2's Avatar
    Moderator
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 49,487
    #4

    Re: Inclined stairs.

    There's no easy way to describe what you're talking about. I would probably just say something like "The stairs are uneven so it's easy to fall on them".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •