step forward

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Related to step forward: one step forward and two steps back
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Verb1.step forward - make oneself visible; take action; "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

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vivortreten; (fig)sich melden
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He took a step forward, and the Prince advanced courteously, as though to meet him.
Yet, as there are many of us, and as the service may not be to the liking of all, I pray that those will step forward from the ranks who have the will to follow me.
He took one step forward to meet him, then, swinging the Watcher backward, he let him fall at the full length of arms and club.
A subdued murmur of assent ran through the ranks of the Artisans, and Chromatistes, in alarm, attempted to step forward and address them.
Summary: An initiative to boost joint public and private sector projects in Lebanon took a step forward Tuesday with the committee overseeing the bill finalizing a draft.
According to the CentralPenn Business Journal, UGI Energy Services President Brad Hall told the gathering of over 100 guests and dignitaries, "The Sunbury Pipeline Project represents an incremental step forward for Pennsylvania natural gas infrastructure, and a major step forward for Pennsylvania's energy future.
PREPARATIONS for the new area school in the Dolgellau catchment area have taken another step forward with the announcement that Ysgol Bro Idris will be its official name.
This is a very well-prepared document, and if all the sides implement and support it, there will be preconditions for reaching ceasefire next weekend- The big step forward has been made and I am very happy," Steinmeier said during a press conference in Kiev.
Let he who can determine the real differences step forward
Of course there are many challenges ahead but the world has taken a great step forward to resolving the Syrian crisis", he added.
Looking to take that next step forward, Wrin is focused on winning a state title as a senior.
MOVES to create a more vibrant start-up culture in the Tees Valley are taking another step forward at Teesside University as part of this year's Global Entrepreneurship Week.