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step in

phrasal verb with step uk   us   /step/ verb [I + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to become involved in a difficult situation or argument in order to help find a solution: [+ to infinitive] An outside buyer has stepped in to save the company from going out of business. When the leading actress broke her leg, Isobel stepped in and took over.
Translations of “step in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 插手, 介入, 居中斡旋…
in Russian вмешиваться…
in Turkish karışmak, müdahele etmek, araya girmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 插手, 介入, 居中斡旋…
in Polish wkraczać, włączać się…
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