take steps to do something

take steps to (do something)

To do what is necessary to prepare for or begin doing something. We're currently taking steps to secure funding for the project before we announce it to the public. Following public outcry, the company has taken steps to rectify the discriminatory hiring practices.
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take steps to do something

take the necessary action to achieve or get something: The government is taking steps to control the rising crime rate.
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