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whole step

[′hōl ′step]
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@gabysslave: This whole step away from Twitter thing is working *really* well as you can probably tell>tries again x @suzannevirdee: Bumped into an old English teacher of mine first thing.
The first morning in the forest is accompanied by pastoral music in the Dorian mode (a scale often used in English folk music and based on the pattern whole step--half step--whole step--whole step--whole step--half step whole step) scored for flute and horn, reminiscent of traditional European art-music markers of the rural life, in which pipe, horn, and drum signify the fields and the forest, the hunt and the rustic life.
If they really want to step up to the plate and be proactive about their safety, then they should take a whole step and not a half step.
Also, Clark identifies a move from E major to F-sharp minor as a half step rather than a whole step (p.
Some don't give a second thought about selling their dresses, while others go a whole step further.
While there are numerous novels out there written jointly by a couple of authors - often husband and wife teams - Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees have taken the concept a whole step further.
"Competitive games are a whole step up again, and nothing can replicate those early matches when everything is done at 100 miles an hour and players are still adjusting, but I think we're in as good a shape as we can be.
"It will be a totally new experience, and a whole step above," Bob Weinstein says.
Landscape professionals devote a whole step to it called the schematic phase.
This eliminates a whole step for its customers, which many times are smaller producers with limited resources.
Highly paid footballers simply should not react like it seems they did.That's a whole step further than celebrating and even mischievously rubbing it in a bit.
If the customer wants a telephone customer-service course, and if the trainer can monitor random calls for an hour and hear obviously undertrained responses to customer inquiries, then the whole step of determining the training need can be collapsed into one morning.