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  • v. move in order to make room for someone for something


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  • We are to move over the river as soon as we can, probably in about three weeks, Miss Mary and I are going down to Amite, during the moving time, to see Miss Valeria Ridgill & her sisters, and Mrs. Raoul, Mr. Raoul was here to dinner yesterday, he went away on the evening train but would have remained another day if we could have gone home with him.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • Bobby and I move over to the scaleone of those old, mechanical, black-and-white scales with the balance-beam arm.


  • For Inspector Cockrill also had seen Leo Rodd move over to his wife that day, and hold out his injured hand to her like a troubled child.

    Tour de Force

  • All the usual signs of severe cold show themselves: the smoke rises in dense, white, broken puffs from the chimneys; the windows are glazed with frost-work, and the snow creaks as we move over it.

    Rural Hours

  • It would take days for his entire army to move over the pass and down to the warmer lands below, but Alexander had the satisfaction of knowing he had not only outflanked Bessus, but had crossed the mighty Hindu Kush.

    Alexander the Great

  • We flirt shamelessly for a few minutes, then move over beside the illuminated pool to drink our Tabtinis and admire the fruits of our labor.

    Disenchanted Princess

  • By the afternoon of June 15, but not before that time, the Confederate command knew Grant's approximate position and perceived how readily the Union army could move over the James to Petersburg.


  • Should the pressure be heavy, he could move over the mountains to Luray.


  • His orders were to move over to Harper's Ferry and to hurry on to Sharpsburg.



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