keep step
phrasal to keep in step

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep step — verb maintain the same pace The child cannot keep step with his big brother • Syn: ↑keep pace • Hypernyms: ↑keep up • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep step — idi to stay in step; keep pace …   From formal English to slang

  • keep step with — {v. phr.} To maintain the same degree of progress as someone else. * /The United States has no choice but to keep step with potential enemies in terms of modern defense systems./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep step with — {v. phr.} To maintain the same degree of progress as someone else. * /The United States has no choice but to keep step with potential enemies in terms of modern defense systems./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ step\ with — v. phr. To maintain the same degree of progress as someone else. The United States has no choice but to keep step with potential enemies in terms of modern defense systems …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep step with — walk side by side with, keep up with, not fall behind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • step — [step] n. [ME steppe < OE stepe, akin to Ger stapf < IE base * steb(h) , post (> STAMP): basic sense “to stamp feet”] 1. the act of moving and placing the foot forward, backward, sideways, up, or down, as in walking, dancing, or climbing …   English World dictionary

  • keep\ abreast — • keep abreast (of) smth v. phr. (smth) To be informed of the latest developments. It is difficult to keep abreast of all the various wars that are being waged on planet Earth. Compare: keep step with …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep\ abreast\ of — • keep abreast (of) smth v. phr. (smth) To be informed of the latest developments. It is difficult to keep abreast of all the various wars that are being waged on planet Earth. Compare: keep step with …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep up — [v] maintain, sustain balance, compete, contend, continue, emulate, go on, hold on, keep pace, keep step, match, pace, persevere, preserve, rival, run with, vie; concepts 23,87,363 Ant. let go, neglect …   New thesaurus

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