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    #1

    step and stair

    are step and stair synonyms? are they both countable? thanks Rip


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    #2

    Re: step and stair

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley View Post
    are step and stair synonyms? are they both countable? thanks Rip
    Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
    Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press

    We had to climb some steps to reach the front door.
    We had to climb some stairs to reach the front door.

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    #3

    Re: step and stair

    Steps are normally outdoors, stairs indoors.


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    Re: step and stair

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    Steps are normally outdoors, stairs indoors.
    steps can be either in or out. Stairs in.

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