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stride

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstridestride1 /straɪd/ ●○○ noun  1 step [countable]WALK a long step you make while you are walkingpace Paco reached the door in only three strides.2 improvement [countable]PROGRESS an improvement in a situation or in the development of somethingmake great/major/giant etc strides The government has made great strides in reducing poverty.3 take something in your stride4 get into your stride5 way of walking [singular]WALK the way you walk or run the runner’s long, loping stride6 break (your) stride7 put somebody off their stride8 (match somebody) stride for stride
Examples from the Corpus
strideIn four angry strides, Stuart was through the front gate.In the eleventh century this notion made great strides.Jimmy was old enough to take it in his stride.Saintsbury has really hit its stride with its Pinot Noirs, which seem to be getting better each year.He came in with a long stride, with head erect, and calm authoritative eyes.Doctor Jameson hurried past us, taking long strides.She'd lost some weight and seemed to move with a quicker stride.There have been some strides at the federal level in cleaning up diesels.But even those strides have not brought the system back to normal.Len was out of the room in two strides.make great/major/giant etc stridesPilot groups working since the middle of last year have already made giant strides in factory efficiency.One notable disappointment in the tasting was the performance of Los Vascos, which had been making great strides in recent years.While monetary union has made great strides, economic union is at a standstill.We have made great strides in de-emphasising the beer parties, but not many people in the general public have noticed.They made great strides at Maastricht and moved the train or conveyor belt a long way forward towards federalism.The early fusion experiments looked as if they were making great strides toward the desired goal.
stridestride2 ●○○ verb (past tense strode /strəʊd $ stroʊd/, past participle stridden /ˈstrɪdn/) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] written  WALKto walk quickly with long stepsmarchstride across/into/down etc He strode toward her.see thesaurus at walk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
strideGustave strode in, followed by the five-legged sheep and the showman in the blue blouse.Brian strode out of the room without speaking.He'd got to stride out on to the field as though he hadn't a care in the world.If she strode out she would just about do it; her office was only across the road and down the side-street.Indeed, Percy Lovitch voiced the thought to Rev. Levitt as he strode past the minister and his wife.The Principal came striding towards me, and shook my hand.stride across/into/down etcCorbett strode across and the figure turned to greet him.He came out of the station restaurant into the bitter wind and strode across the car park.She was watching the door when on the stroke of two the tall Czechoslovakian came striding into the hotel.Imagine our surprise at the start of this season when this fresh-faced, super-fit figure came striding across the Loughborough training pitch.Looking pink and refreshed after a short break, Mr Smith strode into the pokey committee rooms to a rabble-rousing welcome.Weaponless, Aenarion strode down the steps of the shrine towards the stunned enemy.He strode across to the drinks cabinet.As she watched, Vitor strode into view and lifted the child into his arms.
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Verb table
stride
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystride
he, she, itstrides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystrode
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stridden
he, she, ithas stridden
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stridden
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stride
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stridden
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam striding
he, she, itis striding
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you, we, theyare striding
Past
I, he, she, itwas striding
you, we, theywere striding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been striding
he, she, ithas been striding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been striding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be striding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been striding
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