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What does "cross a threshold" mean?

Vocabulary Word: cross a threshold

1. Definition (expr.) begin a new phase

Examples Now that he has crossed the threshold into middle age, he is much calmer and more relaxed than he was as a young man.

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aki33

aki33

United States

thanks for the phrase. also I’m interested how one says when you actually step over the threshhold – cross a threshold, walk through the doorway, step over the threshold??me and my paper wold eppreciate your answer..couldn’t find anything in a dictionary and do not want to look for http://writepaperforme.org/paper-writers/. and hemingway app didn’t show that was an error

06:27 AM Oct 27 2017 |

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