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Phrasal verb: Step down

Spanish translation: renunciar, retirarse, dimitir

Definition: To leave a position, resign from a post, a job, allowing someone else to take your place.

Used in sentences:

1. He stepped down from the role of CEO of the company after the shares dropped sharply.

2. She feels the pressure to step down and allow a younger staff member to take over even though she has all the experience.

3. After the accident, I decided to step down and started taking on less stressful tasks before retiring.

Related words or phrases: retire, stand down, resign

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