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Meaning of “step in” in the English Dictionary

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step in

(-pp-)
phrasal verb with step  us   /step/ verb [I always + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to ​becomeinvolved: An ​outsidebuyer stepped in to ​save the ​company.
(Definition of step in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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step in

phrasal verb with step uk   us   /step/ verb [I]
[I] to become involved in a difficult ​situation or argument in ​order to ​help: She stepped in to ​defend her ​team from ​unfair criticism.step in to do sth An outside ​buyer has stepped in to ​save the ​company from going out of ​business.
(Definition of step in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “step in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 插手, 介入, 居中斡旋…
in Turkish karışmak, müdahele etmek, araya girmek…
in Russian вмешиваться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 插手, 介入, 居中斡旋…
in Polish wkraczać, włączać się…
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