in step

in step  {adv.} or  {adj. phr.}
1. With the left or right foot stepping at the same time as another's or to the beat of music; in matching strides with another person or persons.
The long line of soldiers marched all in step: Left, right! Left, right!
Johnny marched behind the band in step to the music.
2. In agreement; abreast. — Often followed by "with".
Mary wanted to stay in step with her friends and have a doll too.
Contrast: OUT OF STEP.
Categories: adjective adverb foot music time