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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.Rate it:

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false teethdenturesRate it:

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false friendA word in a foreign language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in one's own language.Rate it:

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ring falseTo seem to be incorrect, or implausible.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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step upTo increase speed or rate.Rate it:

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step downTo resign from office.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..Rate it:

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one step aheadmaintaining a slight advantage; continuing to leadRate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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one step forward, two steps backA situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.Rate it:

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spring in one's stepEnthusiasm, energy or a positive outlook or cheerful attitude.Rate it:

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step asideto move out of one's wayRate it:

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step asideto make room for others as replacements by withdrawing from a position or serviceRate it:

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step asideto deviate from the right or proper pathRate it:

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step asideto walk to a little distance; retire for the occasionRate it:

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step backUsed other than as an idiom: see step, back.Rate it:

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step backTo stop what one is doing and evaluate the current situation.Rate it:

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step backTo prevent oneself from becoming emotionally involved in a certain situation.Rate it:

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step backto depart driving the train following the train they arrived into the station driving, so as to decrease service turnaround time.Rate it:

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step downTo gradually reduce something, a little at a time, as an electronic step down transformer.Rate it:

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step forwardto volunteer for something; to offer one's servicesRate it:

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step forwardto admit one's wrongdoing, to own upRate it:

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step ontreat with contemptRate it:

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step on a rakeTo fall victim to a hazard.Rate it:

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step on a rakeTo step on the tines of a garden rake, causing the handle of the rake to rise from the ground rapidly, invariably striking the person walking in the face.Rate it:

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step on itTo act quickly.Rate it:

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step on itTo drive fast; to step on the accelerator.Rate it:

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step on it!A three word command to rush, move now, get with it quickly, respond immediately.Rate it:

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step on someone's toesTo cause someone offense, especially by trying to control something that is under their authority, or interfering in their private affairs.Rate it:

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step outTo date, to be in a romantic relationship.Rate it:

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step outTo exit a place on foot, often for a short time.Rate it:

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step overA dribbling move, or feint, in football (soccer), used to fool a defensive player into thinking the offensive player, in possession of the ball, is going to move in a direction he does not intend to move in.Rate it:

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step overTo relocate oneself to a position of a few steps away; step asideRate it:

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step overTo carefully move making sure you don't step onto someone or something.Rate it:

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step upaccelerateRate it:

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step up to the plateTo initiate action; to assume a responsibility.Rate it:

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watch one's stepTo be cautious.Rate it:

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watch one's stepTo move cautiously.Rate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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take a leap of faithjump into the fray, gather all one's wits and plunge, take courage and step into the unknown:Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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backpedalTo step backwards.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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