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English definition of “step into the breach”

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step into the breach

If you step into the breach, you do someone else's work when they are unable to do it: Gill's sudden illness meant that Kathy had to step into the breach.
Translations of “step into the breach”
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂替他人工作,臨時補缺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶替他人工作,临时顶缺…
(Definition of step into the breach from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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