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. 2013.

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  • 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

  • keep\ up\ with — See: keep step with, keep abreast of See: keep up(3) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep up with — See: KEEP STEP WITH, KEEP ABREAST OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep up with — See: KEEP STEP WITH, KEEP ABREAST OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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

  • in step with — (someone/something) 1. in agreement with someone or something. She is very much in step with the times. 2. at the same speed or level as someone or something else. He found it hard to keep in step with the changes. Gasoline prices rose in step… …   New idioms dictionary

  • To keep pace with — pace pace (p[=a]s), n. [OE. pas, F. pas, from L. passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. {Pas}, {Pass}.] 1. A single movement from one foot to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in step with someone — in step with (someone/something) 1. in agreement with someone or something. She is very much in step with the times. 2. at the same speed or level as someone or something else. He found it hard to keep in step with the changes. Gasoline prices… …   New idioms dictionary


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