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step up to the plate

Slang definitions & phrases for step up to the plate

step up to the plate

verb phrase

To take responsibility; to step forward to take care of something

[reference to baseball]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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