tread on

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Related to tread on: tread carefully
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Verb1.tread on - place or press the foot ontread on - place or press the foot on; "He stepped on the hem of her long gown"
tread, step - put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"