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  • n  a step in walking or running
  • n  the distance covered by a step
  • n  significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
    they made big strides in productivity
  • v  walk with long steps
  • v  cover or traverse by taking long steps

  • Serious runners should calibrate it to their stride.
  • To begin with, King was a preacher who spoke in biblical cadences ideally suited to leading a stride toward freedom that found its inspiration in the Old Testament story of the .
  • What determines how fast people go is their stride length a function of how long the legs are, how powerfully they push off into a stride and how far forward the body jumps .
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  • Stride Rite recalling sandals due to choking hazard
    Stride Rite is recalling 7,500 pairs of its "Joanna" girl's sandals with a metal flower on top.
    June 14, 2013 - WFLX FOX 29
  • Stride Rite Recalls Girl’s Sandals
    Sold at Stride Rite stores and other department stores nationwide and online at
    June 14, 2013 - Kansas City InfoZine
  • Stride Rite recalls 7,500 girl's sandals
    About 7,500 Stride Rite girl's sandals were recalled Thursday because a decoration on the sandals could come off and possibly cause a child to choke. The "Joanna" girl's sandals were manufactured ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Jimmie Johnson in ESPN
    The good thing, I feel, is we're just really hitting our stride,Johnson said. "We have a lot of good years ahead of us, and we'll be fighting for more championships and certainly winning more races as years go by. Hopefully, we can be a...
  • Wen Jiabao in WELT ONLINE
    This mission's success is a milestone; a stride forward,Wen said. "I would like to extend my congratulations to the heroic astronauts who successfully completed this mission. ...... The people of the motherland will remember your historic...
  • Rick Santorum in Leading The Charge
    Mitt Romney is hitting his stride. He is speaking with clarity, with conviction, with the heart and the mind together, which is what conservatives want to hear,said Santorum.

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