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step forward

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstep forward phrasal verbHELPto come and offer help, information etc Police are appealing for witnesses to step forward. step→ See Verb table
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step forwardNo witnesses to the robbery have yet stepped forward.But no one stepped forward to identify the bombers.
From Longman Business Dictionarystep forward phrasal verb [intransitive] to come and offer helpSo far, only one potential investor has stepped forward.step forward to do somethingMany of his colleagues stepped forward to publicly defend him. step→ See Verb table
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Verb table
step
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystep
he, she, itsteps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystepped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stepped
he, she, ithas stepped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stepped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill step
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stepped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stepping
he, she, itis stepping
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you, we, theyare stepping
Past
I, he, she, itwas stepping
you, we, theywere stepping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stepping
he, she, ithas been stepping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stepping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stepping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stepping
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