step on
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step on(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to tread on)
a. pisar
Ouch! That's the second time you've stepped on my foot!¡Ay! ¡Es la segunda vez que me pisas el pie!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to treat badly)
a. pisotear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Why do you let Oscar step on you like that?¿Por qué permites que Oscar te pisotee de esa manera?
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to adulterate)
a. rebajar
The coke that guy sells you has been stepped on at least ten times.La coca que te vende ese tipo se ha rebajado por lo menos diez veces.
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