step in a puddle

A "puddle" is a small area of water. Puddles can form after it rains, when snow melts, or even in your house if one of your water pipes breaks.

When you "step in" a puddle on a road or sidewalk, it means that you put your foot into the water.

(do something) on the way over (somewhere)

This means to do something while you're traveling to a place:

I ran into Jeff Skillings on the way over here. You remember Jeff, right?

Sometimes you can leave out "over":

Can we stop by an ATM on the way there?

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