step back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"step back" in British English

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step back

phrasal verb with step uk   us   /step/ verb [I + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to ​temporarilystop being ​involved in an ​activity or ​situation in ​order to ​think about it in a new way: Let's just ​step back from the ​problem and ​think about what we could do.
(Definition of step back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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step back

phrasal verb with step  us   /step/ verb [I always + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to ​stop being ​involved in something: We need to step back and ​look at all ​ouroptions.
(Definition of step back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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