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Meaning of “step into the breach” in the English Dictionary

"step into the breach" in British English

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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: Gail's ​suddenillnessmeant that Kathy had to step into the ​breach.
(Definition of step into the breach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “step into the breach”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶替他人工作,临时顶缺…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂替他人工作,臨時補缺…
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