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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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thin as a rakeIncredibly thin, at an unhealthy-looking level of thinness.Rate it:

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rakeA garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil.Rate it:

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rakeA lot, plenty.Rate it:

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rakeA set of coupled rail vehicles, normally coaches or wagons.Rate it:

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rakeThe direction of slip during fault movement. The rake is measured within the fault plane.Rate it:

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rakeThe sloped edge of a roof at or adjacent to the first or last rafter.Rate it:

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rake it inTo make a lot of money.Rate it:

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rake offUsed other than as an idiom: rake off.Rate it:

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rake offTo remove (something from something) in a sweeping motion.Rate it:

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rake overTo discuss something unpleasant from the past.Rate it:

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rake over old coalsTo bring back old problems; to dig up old trouble.Rate it:

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rake over the coalsTo call to task or to reprimand severely.Rate it:

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rake togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficultyRate it:

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rake upto collect (leaves etc.) into a pile by using a rakeRate 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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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 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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