Step by Step, Paso a Paso

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Step lively, its time to review step phrasal verbs! We reviewed step as a verb and noun last time.

Preparase, ya revisamos los verbos frasales y otros frases con step. Hemos revisado la palabra step tal como un verbo y un sustantivo.

Step by step, phrase, little by little something is accomplished [paso a paso, poco a poco]

Step forward, verb phrase,  (literal use) to move forward by a step or (figurative use) to offer oneself [uso literal: dar un paso adelante, uso figurativo: ofrecerse]

Step back, verb phrase.  (literal use) to move back by a step or (figurative use) to distance oneself [uso literal: dar un paso atrás, uso figurativo: alejarse]

Step aside, verb phrase, (literal use)  to move to one side or to resign from duties [uso literal: hacerse a un lado, uso figurativo: renunciar]

Watch your step, phrase, command usually indicating the listener should be careful [ten cuidado]

Step lively, verb phrase, (literal use)  to move  quickly or (figurative use) to be prepared to make sudden actions [uso literal: darse prisa, uso figurativo: prepararse]

Step up, verb phrase, (literal use)  to move  upward or (figurative use) to intensify one’s actions or increase one’s efforts [uso literal: dar un paso arriba, uso figurativo: intensificar o aumentar la frecuencia de algo]

Step down, verb phrase, (literal use)  to move downward or to resign from a position [uso literal: bajarse por un paso, uso figurativo: renunciar]

Take a step, verb phrase, to move forward by a step (dar un paso)

Step in, verb phrase, (literal use)  to move inside of something or (figurative use) to intervene [uso literal: entrar, uso figurativo: invervenir]

Step out, verb phrase,  (literal use)  to move outside of something or (figurative use) to intervene [uso literal: salir, uso figurativo: dejar]

Step around, verb phrase,  (literal use)  to move around an object or person or (figurative use) to bypass someone or something [uso literal: pasar por el lado, uso figurativo: eludir algo]

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One response to “Step by Step, Paso a Paso”

  1. Eric says :

    Step by Step… what a great show!!!

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