Идиомы на букву S

  • step into (someone's) shoes
    заменить кого-либо, занять чьё-либо место
    There were half a dozen candidates any of whom would be happy to step into Jenny's shoes.
  • step into the breach
    заполнить пробел, незанятое место
    Dr. Summerfield stepped into the breach and helped the other doctors during the epidemic of flu.
  • step on it
    ехать быстрее, поторопиться
    I was in a hurry, so I asked the taxi driver to step on it.
  • step on the gas
    нажать на акселератор, увеличить скорость
    "Please, step on the gas. I am late for work as it is."
  • step out of line
    нарушать дисциплину, порядок; шалить, плохо себя вести
    My aunt's children often step out of line, and it makes her very angry.
  • step right up
    продвигаться вперёд по направлению к кому-либо \ чему-либо
    The booking-clerk told me to step right up when I was waiting for my turn to pay for my ticket.
  • step up
    получить повышение (по службе)
    Mr. Jackson stepped up to the position of editor-in-chief after the old editor had retired.
  • step up (something)
    усиливать что-либо, ускорять
    Production in that particular industry could be greatly stepped up with more effective methods.
  • step-by-step
    постепенно, шаг за шагом
    I learnt how to drive a car step-by-step.
  • step/tread on (someone's) toes
    задеть чьи-либо чувства, "наступить на чью-либо любимую мозоль"
    Stephan managed to step on his friends' toes and that turned his friends into his enemies.