step into

phrasal verb

stepped into; stepping into; steps into
: to take a particular role or do a particular task
She stepped into the role/position of director.

Examples of step into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stone's Kindness costar Joe Alwyn also stepped into the spotlight for the first time since the release of his ex Taylor Swift's new album, The Tortured Poets Department (which includes subtle references to their relationship). Carita Rizzo, Peoplemag, 25 May 2024 After a decade of helping artists like Ariana Grande reach stardom with her expert pen, Victoria Monét has finally stepped into her own spotlight. Rivea Ruff, Essence, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for step into 

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“Step into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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