escalones you stagger
The word escalones is the present subjunctive form of escalonar in the second person singular. See the full escalonar conjugation.

escalonar

escalonar
transitive verb
1. (to distribute in time) 
Prefiero escalonar los pagos para no quedarme sin un centavo a fin de mes.I prefer to stagger the payments so as not to be left penniless at the end of the month.
Carol empezó a escalonar las visitas a su madre hasta que dejó totalmente de visitarla.Carol started to spread out her visits to her mother until she stopped seeing her altogether.
2. (to arrange in step form) 
Vamos a escalonar esta pendiente en cinco gradas.We're going to terrace this slope into five tiers.
escalonarse
pronominal verb
3. (to be distributed successively in time) 
The tax increases were phased in over a period of two years.Los incrementos en los impuestos se escalonaron a lo largo de un período de dos años.
escalonar
transitive verb
1. (en el tiempo) 
a. to spread out 
2. (terreno) 
a. to terrace 
escalonar
transitive verb
1 (distribuir) (gen) to spread out at intervals; [+tierra] to terrace; [+horas de trabajo] to stagger; [+novedad] to phase in;
2 (Mil) to echelon
3 (Med) [+dosis] to regulate
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