Yanukovych reportedly agreed to step down in a phone conversation with Arseniy Yatseniuk, one of the opposition leaders.
It was Freston and attorney Skip Brittenham who advised Wiatt to step down from WME.
And why has he refused to step down from his position since the scandal broke?
There were far more serious repercussions for Gen. David Petraeus, who would be forced to step down as director of the CIA.
Former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair yesterday said the West must do all it could to persuade Mr. Assad to step down.
A humble bard presents his respects to my Lady Marechal Niel, and begs her to step down to the gate for about two minutes.
She hastily arose and was about to step down from her pedestal when the door opened.
The polite thing for him to do would be to step down on the shingles and walk around them, but does he do it?
Then she realised that this was a step down from her pedestal of aloofness, and was silent again.
So they swore the jail-bird, made him confess that he had served his term fully, and then told him to step down and out.
Old English steppan (Anglian), stæppan (West Saxon) "take a step," from West Germanic *stap- "tread" (cf. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch, Dutch stap, Old High German stapfo, German stapfe "footstep"), from PIE root *stebh- "to tread, step" (cf. Old Church Slavonic stopa "step, pace," stepeni "step, degree"). Originally strong (past tense stop, past participle bestapen); weak forms emerged 13c., universal from 16c. Stepping stone first recorded early 14c.; in the figurative sense 1650s. Step on it "hurry up" is 1923, from notion of gas pedal; step out (v.) is from 1907.
Old English steppa (Mercian), stæpe, stepe (West Saxon) "stair, act of stepping," from the source of step (v.). Meaning "action which leads toward a result" is recorded from 1540s. Warning phrase watch your step is attested from 1934. Step-dancing first recorded 1886.