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"
Translations

w>step forward

vivortreten; (fig)sich melden
References in classic literature ?
He took a step forward, and the Prince advanced courteously, as though to meet him.
Ahab goes; Pip steps one step forward.) Here he this instant stood; I stand in his air, --but I'm alone.
The Flea was the first to step forward. He had exquisite manners, and bowed to the company on all sides; for he had noble blood, and was, moreover, accustomed to the society of man alone; and that makes a great difference.
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.
Colin Parry, whose 12year-son was killed in 1993, described the IRA's statement as a ``positive step forward'' for politics in Northern Ireland.
MOTOR RACING: David Coulthard can look forward to a "significant step forward" on the Formula One grid in 2007.
"The selection of a firm of such high caliber to work with Michael Arad and Peter Walker is an important step forward in the achievement of the memorial," said LMDC President Kevin M.
"This pedestrian bridge is another step forward along our timeline to rebuild Lower Manhattan," said Pataki.
WREXHAM manager Denis Smith last night welcomed the Racecourse Ground ruling as a great step forward but warned the club must still find a new owner to ensure its long-term survival.
The City of Perth Amboy took a 'major step forward recently when Mayor Joseph Vas and Matrix Development Group hosted a ceremony to kick off the $20 million Perth Amboy Business Park redevelopment project.