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take a step (2)

This page is about the collocation take a step (2)

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do something that helps to achieve a goal

For example

  • You've taken an important step on the road to recovery.

  • What steps is the school taking to stop this sort of bullying?

Note:
Similar collocations include "take measures" and "take action"

Quick Quiz

If you're taking steps to achieve something, you're

a. achieving it too slowly

b. failing to achieve it

c. trying to achieve it

Contributor: Matt Errey