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Old June 21, 2019, 07:41 PM
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Stepping Stone

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I was wondering about the expression "stepping stone". For example:

This new job will just be a stepping stone for something better.

Any ideas ?

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Old June 22, 2019, 12:07 AM
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un escalón (step -in stairs-)
un paso intermedio (intermediate step/stage; stepping stone)
una escala (stop -in connection flights-, stopover/layover, not a rope ladder)
un peldaño (rung)
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Old June 22, 2019, 09:42 AM
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Thank you for your answer.

I think that peldaño is the best for me because I already know that word, although for me it meant lost link.

But I can see how it could refer to a stepping stone.

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escala, escalón, paso, peldaño, stepping stone


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