English Idiom - One Step at a Time

Today's Ginseng English idiom is one step at a time.  To go one step at a time means to think carefully, and go slowly without being careless or rushed. 

Check out the examples below!


The hike was very difficult and slippery so we had to go one step at a time to avoid falling.

I loved the first house I saw, but buying a house is such a huge decision that I decided to take it one step at a time and look at other houses too.

Jody really likes her boyfriend, but they are going to take their relationship slowly and go one step at a time so that they can get to know each other better before getting married.

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