take a short step


take a short step
Общая лексика: (to) сделать полшага

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • step*/*/*/ — [step] noun [C] I 1) a movement made by putting one foot in front of the other, or the sound that your feet make while you are walking I could hear the steps coming closer.[/ex] The postbox is just a few steps from my front door.[/ex] Tom took a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • step — step1 [ step ] noun *** ▸ 1 movement of foot ▸ 2 one of series of actions ▸ 3 for walking up/down ▸ 4 stage/level on scale ▸ 5 between musical notes ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a short movement made by putting one foot in front of the other: take/move …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • step */*/*/ — I UK [step] / US noun Word forms step : singular step plural steps 1) [countable] a short movement made by putting one foot in front of the other take/move a step: I am too tired to take another step. He moved a step nearer the two men. retrace… …   English dictionary

  • step — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 in walking, running, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ large, small ▪ heavy, light ▪ quick, slow ▪ hesitant …   Collocations dictionary

  • step — [step] n. [ME steppe < OE stepe, akin to Ger stapf < IE base * steb(h) , post (> STAMP): basic sense “to stamp feet”] 1. the act of moving and placing the foot forward, backward, sideways, up, or down, as in walking, dancing, or climbing …   English World dictionary

  • step — ► NOUN 1) an act of lifting and setting down the foot or alternate feet, as in walking. 2) the distance covered by a step. 3) informal a short and easily walked distance. 4) a flat surface on which to place one s foot when moving from one level… …   English terms dictionary

  • step — 1 /step/ noun 1 MOVEMENT (C) the movement you make when you put one foot in front of the other when walking: With every step my bags seemed heavier. | take a step: Take two steps forward and one step back. | retrace your steps (=go back the way… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • step — Synonyms and related words: abdicate, accelerate, accomplished fact, accomplishment, according to, ace, achievement, act, acta, action, activity, ad hoc measure, adventure, amble, ambulate, amount, ankle, answer, appraise, appreciate, approach,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • step — stepless, adj. steplike, adj. /step/, n., v., stepped, stepping. n. 1. a movement made by lifting the foot and setting it down again in a new position, accompanied by a shifting of the weight of the body in the direction of the new position, as… …   Universalium

  • step — /stɛp / (say step) noun 1. a movement made by lifting the foot and setting it down again in a new position, as in walking, running, marching, or dancing. 2. the space passed over or measured by one movement of the foot in stepping: *Two short… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Short Sunderland — infobox Aircraft name = Sunderland type = Military flying boat manufacturer = Short Brothers caption = designer = first flight = 16 October 1937 introduced = 1938 retired = 1967 status = primary user = Royal Air Force more users = French Navy… …   Wikipedia

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