stand aside
Verb
  1. To step sideways to make a space for someone else.
    Stand aside, please, so the doctor can get through.
  2. To leave a job or position voluntarily so that someone else can have it instead.
    It's time he stood aside and let a more qualified person do the job.
  3. To temporarily recuse oneself from action or decision-making in some domain.
    The minister will stand aside during the investigation.



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