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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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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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step downTo resign from office.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.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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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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backpedalTo step backwards.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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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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dance/march to the tune ofGet In Step!, Get With It!, Join The Group!Rate it:

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leave no stone unturnedTo do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step.Rate it:

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make wayTo give place or step aside.Rate it:

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muscle-up to the jobStep right UP to the tasks at Hand!Rate it:

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put the hammer downTo drive quickly; to step on the accelerator.Rate it:

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raise the flag and see who salutesIt generates, usually as a preliminary step.Rate it:

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stick one's neck outGamble or venture when odds for success are slim! Step-up, speak up, while still a novitiate, inexperienced and possessing no 'savvy' in a particular venture.Rate it:

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