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    Question

    Reading an article today:

    . SARAH JESSICA AND MATTHEW STEP OUT :
    Sarah Jessica and Matthew Step Out

    So, looking for translations, I found :
    TO STEP OUT : . Leave a place for a very short time;
    . To walk briskly.
    . To go outside for a short time.
    . Informal To go out for a special evening of entertainment.
    . To withdraw; quit.
    What would be the best translation?

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    Re: Question

    There could be two meanings (based on the context):

    step out idiom
    3. Informal To go out for a special evening of entertainment.
    4. To withdraw; quit.


    Step out (meaning 3.)
    Sarah Jessica Parker and hubby Matthew Broderick were spotted last night having dinner in New York City.
    Step out (meaning 4.)
    According to the Daily Mail, there are “fresh reports” that the couple have been “living separate lives for some time.”

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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    Reading an article today:
    Hi Mauricio,
    Polite question: Would you consider naming your threads differently. You have 3 on the front page marked "Question". It looks like you've posted the same message twice in one place, making it easy to pass over them without reading.
    Thanks.


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    Re: Question

    There's an old song, with the words in the lyric, "Stepping out with my baby".

    'stepping out' means, 'going out on the town', 'stepping out of one's house and going to the fun spots in town.'


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    For sure..........I'm very sorry

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