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  • n.步;步骤;台阶;步伐
  • v.踩;踏;行走;迈步
  • Web脚步;步长;踏板
Past Tense:stepped  Simple Present:steps  Present Participle:stepping  
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n.
动作;声音movement/sound
1.
[c]
迈步;脚步声the act of lifting your foot and putting it down in order to walk or move somewhere; the sound this makes
a baby's first steps
婴儿学步
He took a step towards the door.
他朝门口迈了一步。
We heard steps outside.
我们听见外面有脚步声。
步履way of walking
2.
[c][ususing]
步伐;步态the way that sb walks
He walked with a quick light step.
他迈着轻快的步子走着。
距离distance
3.
[c]
一步(的距离)the distance that you cover when you take a step
It's only a few steps further.
再走几步就到了。
He turned around and retraced his steps(= went back the way he had come) .
他转身原路往回走。
She moved a step closer to me.
她朝我靠近一步。
The hotel is only a short step from the beach.
旅馆离海滩只有几步路。
系列;过程in series/process
4.
[c]
步骤;措施one of a series of things that you do in order to achieve sth
This was a first step towards a united Europe.
这是向建立统一欧洲的目标迈出的第一步。
It's a big step giving up your job and moving halfway across the world.
你放弃工作搬到地球的另一端,可真不简单。
We are taking steps to prevent pollution.
我们正在采取措施防止污染。
This won't solve the problem but it's a step in the right direction .
这虽不能解决问题,却是朝正确方向迈出的一步。
The new drug is a major step forward in the treatment of the disease.
发现这种新药是治疗这一疾病的重大进展。
5.
[c]
步;阶段one of a series of things that sb does or that happen, which forms part of a process
Having completed the first stage, you can move on to step 2.
第一阶段完成后,你就可以接着进行第二步了。
I'd like to take this idea a step further .
我想把这一思想深化一步。
This was a big step up(= to a better position) in his career.
这是他在事业上向前迈出的一大步。
I'll explain it to you step by step .
我来一步一步地给你解释。
a step-by-step guide to building your own home
自建房舍的分步骤指导手册
台阶stair
6.
[c]
台阶;梯级a surface that you put your foot on in order to walk to a higher or lower level, especially one of a series
She was sitting on the bottom step of the staircase.
她正坐在最下面一级楼梯上。
We walked down some stone steps to the beach.
我们走下几级石阶,来到海滩上。
A short flight of steps led up to the door.
上几磴台阶就到了门口。
舞蹈in dance
7.
[c][usupl]
舞步a series of movements that you make with your feet and which form a dance
健身运动exercise
8.
[u]
踏板操a type of exercise that you do by stepping on and off a raised piece of equipment
step aerobics
有氧踏板操
a step class
踏板操训练班
梯子ladder
9.
[pl]
折梯;梯子a stepladder
a pair of steps
一架折梯
We need the steps to get into the attic.
我们得踩着梯子才能爬到阁楼上去。
音乐in music
10.
[c]
音级;度the interval between two notes that are next to each other in a scale
IDM
break step
走乱步伐to change the way you are walking so that you do not walk in the same rhythm as the people you are walking or marching with
He caught her up and fell into step beside her.
他赶上她,跟着她的步子往前走。
fall into step (beside/with sb)
(和某人)合上步伐,步调一致起来to change the way you are walking so that you start walking in the same rhythm as the person you are walking with
He caught her up and fell into step beside her.
他赶上她,跟着她的步子往前走。
She was out of step with her colleagues.
她和同事们想法不一样。
in/out of step (with sb/sth)
(和某人)步伐一致(或不一致);(和音乐)合拍(或不合拍)putting your feet on the ground in the right/wrong way, according to the rhythm of the music or the people you are moving with
(和某人)想法一致(或不一致)having ideas that are the same as or different from other people's
She was out of step with her colleagues.
她和同事们想法不一样。
mind/watch your step
走路小心to walk carefully
言行小心谨慎to behave in a careful and sensible way
one step forward, two steps back
进一步,退两步used to say that every time you make progress, sth bad happens that means that the situation is worse than before
a/one step ahead (of sb/sth)
避开(某人或某事物);领先(某人或某事物)一步when you areone step ahead of sb/sth, you manage to avoid them or to achieve sth more quickly than they do
a/one step at a time
一步一步;逐步;按部就班when you do sthone step at a time you do it slowly and gradually
v.
1.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
迈步;踩;踏;行走to lift your foot and move it in a particular direction or put it on or in sth; to move a short distance
to step onto/off a bus
上╱下公共汽车
I stepped forward when my name was called out.
我听见叫我名字时向前迈了一步。
She stepped aside to let them pass.
她闪到一边让他们过去。
We stepped carefully over the broken glass.
我们小心翼翼地从碎玻璃上走了过去。
I turned around quickly and stepped on his toes.
我一个急转身,踩到了他的脚上。
Going into the hotel is like stepping back in time.
走进这家旅馆就像是回到了过去。
IDM
step into the breach
临时顶替某人工作;临时顶缺to do sb's job or work when they are suddenly or unexpectedly unable to do it
step into sbs shoes
接替某人的工作to continue a job or the work that sb else has started
step on it
(informal)
(尤用以要求加速驾驶)开快点儿,赶快used especially in orders to tell sb to drive faster
step on sbs toes
step out of line|be/get out of line
表现不好;不守规矩;越轨;出格to behave badly or break the rules
It's important for world leaders to step up to the plate and honor their commitments on global warming.
对世界领导人来说,重要的是开始行动,兑现他们在全球变暖问题上的承诺。
step up to the plate
开始行动,采取措施(以抓住机会或应对危机)to do what is necessary in order to benefit from an opportunity or deal with a crisis
It's important for world leaders to step up to the plate and honor their commitments on global warming.
对世界领导人来说,重要的是开始行动,兑现他们在全球变暖问题上的承诺。

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