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tread (or chiefly North American step) on someone's toes

Definición de tread or chiefly North American step on someone's toes en inglés:

offend someone by encroaching on their area of responsibility: I have no wish to tread on the toes of colleagues with local interests
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Pull her aside and ask her to agree to a secret code word or signal (a scratch of the nose) that says, ‘Bud, you're stepping on my toes.’
  • I couldn't leave the room without stepping on his toes.
  • We weren't quite as cool as Amelia and Katie so we couldn't step on their toes or we'd be knocked clear down the popularity pole.
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