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step

verb [I]
 
 
/step/
step into the breach to do someone else's work when they are unable to do it: Bill's illness meant that Kathy had to step into the breach.
step on it informal used to tell someone to drive faster or to hurry: Could you step on it? I'm late. If we want to get these orders out on time, we're going to have to step on it.
step out of line to behave in a way that is unacceptable or not expected: If he steps out of line, he could be fired.
Translations of “step”
in Korean 발걸음을 움직이다…
in Arabic يَخْطو…
in Portuguese dar um passo…
in Catalan fer un pas…
in Japanese 足を踏み出す…
in Italian fare un passo, camminare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跨步,邁步, 踩,踏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跨步,迈步, 踩,踏…
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