조치를 취하다(=take action, move in a matter)
A: I need to quit smoking.
B: You need to take the first step?
A: What do you mean?
B: Throw away your cigs.
* Takes the step of -ing: to start doing something that is considered very difficult (like a baby taking its first step): (주로 선뜻 하기 힘든 일에 있어서) ~을 행하다