step on sb Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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step on sb

informal
phrasal verb with step uk   us   /step/ verb [I + adv/prep] (-pp-)
to treat someone unfairly or unkindly
Translations of “step on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公平地對待(某人), 粗暴地對待(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公平地对待(某人), 粗暴地对待(某人)…
(Definition of step on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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