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An example use of steps in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… to be done any of these steps on its own …”
the word steps occurs in english on average 60.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.