step aside; step back; step down; step forward; step in; step on it; step out; step to; step up

step aside (or step down)
辭職;讓位
Everyone thinks that the prime minister should step aside so that someone new can lead the party into the election.
The CEO announced he is stepping aside.

step back
退一步想,退一步思考
We should step back and try to see how our customers will view the scheme.

step down (or step aside)
辭職;讓位
The CEO stepped down after the share price dropped.

step * down +
減少;縮小;降低
Production is being stepped down because demand has dropped.

step forward
上前幫忙
John stepped forward and offered to change the tire.

step in
介入;干涉
I had to step in when they started fighting.

step on it
叫某人把車開快一點
I told the taxi driver to step on it as I was late for the meeting.

step out
暫時離開
I've stepped out for a cigarette.

step to +
對抗
Don't step to those guys; they'll kill you.

step to +
與某人攀談;找某人談話
He tried to step to her in the bar.

step * up +
增加
The police have stepped up the pressure on beggars working the Underground.

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