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step

Pronunciation: /step/

Translation of step in German:

n.

  • 1 Schritt, der take a step back/forwards einen Schritt zurücktreten/nach vorn treten
  • 2 (stair) Stufe, die a flight of steps eine Treppe [pair of] steps (ladder) Stehleiter, die
  • 3be in step im Schritt sein (with music) im Takt sein
  • 4take steps to do sth Schritte unternehmen, um etw. zu tun
  • 5 (stage) step by step Schritt für Schritt what is the next step? wie geht es weiter?

v.i. (-pp-)

Phrasal verbs

step ˈback

v.i. zurücktreten

step ˈin

v.i. eintreten 1.1 [fig.] (take sb's place) einspringen; (intervene) eingreifen

step ˈup

v.i. (ascend) hinaufsteigen
v.t. erhöhen; verstärken [Anstrengungen]

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