step forward

phrasal verb

stepped forward; stepping forward; steps forward
: to give or offer help, information, etc.
A witness stepped forward to identify the robber.

Examples of step forward in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While some advocates praised the move by the Biden administration as a step forward, the latest action by the White House does not directly help unaccompanied minors like Arevalo obtain legal representation. Laura Romero, ABC News, 3 June 2024 Highlighted by Tanner Scott, Miami’s bullpen also took a big step forward this month. Isaac Azout, Miami Herald, 1 June 2024 The Ryan Lemmon Foundation stepped forward and assumed the responsibilities of keeping the game going, starting with Wednesday’s game at Great Park in Irvine. Steve Fryer, Orange County Register, 28 May 2024 What’s more relevant to Grier and the Sharks is whether Sturm is the right guy for this stage of the team’s rebuild, as San Jose hopes to take a step forward after its dismal 19-54-9 record this past season. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for step forward 

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“Step forward.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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