one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

EnglishEdit

PhraseEdit

one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

  1. Words spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.
  2. (chiché, idiomatic) (used imitatively) A cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone.

Usage notesEdit

Armstrong intended to say "one small step for a man", but misspoke.[1]

Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 16:57