step on (someone's) toes

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Definition of step on (someone's) toes

US, informal
: to do something that upsets or offends (someone) You might step on some important people's toes with this project.

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“Step on (someone's) toes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/step%20on%20%28someone%27s%29%20toes. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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