step on it
phrasal to increase one's speed ; hurry up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • step on it — or[step on the gas] {v. phr.} 1. To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster. * /Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don t go too fast./ Compare: GIVE IT THE GUN. 2. {informal} To go faster; hurry. * /Step on it, or we ll be late… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on it — or[step on the gas] {v. phr.} 1. To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster. * /Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don t go too fast./ Compare: GIVE IT THE GUN. 2. {informal} To go faster; hurry. * /Step on it, or we ll be late… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on the gas — See: STEP ON IT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on the gas — See: STEP ON IT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Step on My Old Size Nines — Infobox Single Name = Step on My Old Size Nines Artist = Stereophonics from Album = Just Enough Education to Perform Released = 2001 Format = CD, 7 , MC Recorded = 2001 Genre = Rock Length = 4 mins 0 secs Label = V2 Records Writer = Kelly Jones… …   Wikipedia

  • Step on a Crack — Infobox Book | name = Step on a Crack title orig = translator = image caption = author = James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Michael Bennett series subject = genre …   Wikipedia

  • He's Gonna Step On You Again — Infobox Single Name = He s Gonna Step On You Again Artist = John Kongos Album = Kongos A side = B side = Sometimes It s Not Enough Released = 1971 Format = 7 45rpm Recorded = Genre = Glam rock Length = Label = Fly Writer = John Kongos, Christos… …   Wikipedia

  • Step — Step, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stepped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stepping}.] [AS. st[ae]ppan; akin to OFries. steppa, D. stappen to step, stap a step, OHG. stepfen to step, G. stapfe a footstep, OHG. stapfo, G. stufe a step to step on; cf. Gr. ? to shake… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • step — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stæpe; akin to Old High German stapfo step, stampfōn to stamp Date: before 12th century 1. a rest for the foot in ascending or descending: as a. one of a series of structures consisting of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Step function — In mathematics, a function on the real numbers is called a step function (or staircase function) if it can be written as a finite linear combination of indicator functions of intervals. Informally speaking, a step function is a piecewise constant …   Wikipedia

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