step into

step into
step in or step into
1. To enter easily or unexpectedly
2. To intervene (in)
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Main Entry:step

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step into [phrasal verb]
step into (something) : to take a particular role or do a particular task

She stepped into the role/position of director.

She's retiring, and it won't be easy to find someone who can step into her shoes. [=fill her shoes; who can do her job]

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Main Entry:step

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • step into — {v.} 1. To come or go into. * /The taxi stopped, and we stepped into it./ * /Mr. Jones called to his secretary to step into his office./ 2. To begin to do, undertake. * /When the star became sick, his understudy stepped into his part./ * /When… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step into — {v.} 1. To come or go into. * /The taxi stopped, and we stepped into it./ * /Mr. Jones called to his secretary to step into his office./ 2. To begin to do, undertake. * /When the star became sick, his understudy stepped into his part./ * /When… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step\ into — v 1. To come or go into. The taxi stopped, and we stepped into it. Mr. Jones called to his secretary to step into his office. 2. To begin to do, undertake. When the star became sick, his understudy stepped into his part. When Bill graduates from… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • step into — phr verb Step into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batter Step into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑dock, ↑room, ↑spotlight, ↑unknown …   Collocations dictionary

  • Step into the Light — is the debut album by singer songwriter Patty Larkin. Produced in 1985 and distributed by Philo Records, it contained the following songs: [Patty Larkin, [http://www.pattylarkin.com/discography/light.html Step Into the Light ] . Retrieved May 14 …   Wikipedia

  • step into the breach — To take the place of someone who is absent, esp in a crisis • • • Main Entry: ↑breach * * * step into the breach often humorous phrase to help someone, or to do someone’s job for them when they are unable to do it Helen has offered to step into… …   Useful english dictionary

  • step into the breach — ► to do someone else s work when they are unable to do it: »Bill s illness meant that Kathy had to step into the breach. Main Entry: ↑step …   Financial and business terms

  • step into someone's shoes — step into (someone s) shoes to take the job or position that someone else had before you. When his father retires, Victor will be ready to step into his shoes. It will take a very special person to fill Barbara s shoes …   New idioms dictionary

  • step into shoes — step into (someone s) shoes to take the job or position that someone else had before you. When his father retires, Victor will be ready to step into his shoes. It will take a very special person to fill Barbara s shoes …   New idioms dictionary

  • step into somebody's shoes — step into sb s ˈshoes idiom to continue a job or the work that sb else has started • She stepped into her father s shoes when he retired. Main entry: ↑stepidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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