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step into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstep into something phrasal verbto start doing something, or become involved in a situation Sally stepped into the role of team leader. step→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
step into They had not gone far, when they had stepped into a small clearing.So Mrs Thatcher, demonstrating hitherto unsuspected social graces, decided to step into the breach herself.Mixed, she said, because it had given the theatre the opportunity to invite P.L. O'Hara to step into the breach.Shards of glass were embedded in the foul slippery mess, and we tried to avoid stepping into the deepest parts.He stepped into the dining room.But having an office that's portable is just one step into the new farm office.By the time he saw a face, the attacker was gone and Hicks had stepped into the picture, Hayes said.Even in the final years of the Soviet Union, the managers were stepping into the void created by waning party power.
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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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