to break ranks, to step aside
(Mainly used in context of military for a person being dismissed and "free" to step away from the spot. Rarely used for simple stepping out of the way. The adjective "weggetreten" is a bit different.)
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to kick away
(Like kicking away a can, for example. Not very common in that sense. Spoken past goes with "haben".)
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Word Family

Root: *der-

This root is not 100% certain (in a a sense that etymologists feel like they don’t have enough evidence to call it a a certain “thing”), but the core idea of it would be:

walking, making steps

And it’s the origin of English to tread, trap and trip.

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