step back (in time) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “step back (in time)” in the English Dictionary

"step back (in time)" in British English

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step back (in time)

to go back into the past: Visiting her ​house was like ​stepping back in ​time/​stepping back 50 ​years.
(Definition of step back (in time) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “step back (in time)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 回到从前…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回到從前…
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