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step forward

verb [I + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with step   /step/ (-pp-) us  
to offer to provide or do something, or to help with something: No one has yet stepped forward to claim responsibility for the attack. At the last minute another company stepped forward with a bid.
Translations of “step forward”
in Chinese (Traditional) 站出來, 自告奮勇, 挺身而出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 站出来, 自告奋勇, 挺身而出…
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