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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theystep up
he/she/itsteps up
present participlestepping up
past tensestepped up
past participlestepped up

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to increase something
    The president has stepped up the pressure on the groups to come to an agreement.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move forward to a place where an official event is happening
    She stepped up to receive her prize.
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