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1‘she came striding down the garden path’
march, stalk, pace, tread, step, walk
1‘he walked with long swinging strides’
step, long step, large step, pace, footstep
‘they're making strides toward some important answers’
make progress, make headway, gain ground, progress, advance, proceed, move, get on, get ahead, come on, come along, shape up, take shape, move forward in leaps and bounds
be getting there
deal with easily, cope with easily, think nothing of, accept as quite normal, accept as quite usual, not bat an eyelid
be fazed by
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