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step in

verb

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1 to make a brief visit
  • I just stepped in to say hi on my way to class

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2 to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • couldn't find anyone to step in for me so that I could take a break from my caregiving duties

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The first known use of step in was in the 15th century

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“Step in.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/step%20in. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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