move in on

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v move in on make intrusive advances towards
    • v move in on seize control of
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Quotations

  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    “A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.”
  • Thomas J. Watson
    Thomas%20J.%20Watson
    “Every time we've moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new.”

Usage

In literature:

Hence they moved on to Zarmawha, an independent sultan, who had twice been in rebellion against the sheikh.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The army, in detachments, moved forward for the front, for which the commander-in-chief had started on the 25th of January.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
Once more moving on, in a short time we reached Echo River, on the shore of which we found a boat.
"With Axe and Rifle" by W.H.G. Kingston
At last we caught sight of a number of dark objects moving on the prairie in the far distance.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
As we were about to get up and proceed on our journey, I caught sight of some objects moving among the sand-hills in the far distance.
"Saved from the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
An object seemed to move on the plain in front of him.
"Blue Lights" by R.M. Ballantyne
When he talked of 'taking the law on those rascals,' he found after all that the best thing he could do was not to move in the matter at all.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863" by Various
The square moved on until well in rear of the enemy's position, and then marched straight towards it.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
On we moved, halting frequently, as the troops were being deployed in line of battle.
"The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson" by Edward A. Moore
My uncle purchased the building and we put a roof on and moved in.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
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In poetry:

Here sleeps the world that would not love!
Let it sleep on, but if He move
Their hearts in humble wise to wait
On his new-wakened fair estate.
"Another For The Briar-Rose" by William Morris
Whither away on such winged undulations,
Breasting the winds and the tempests wild glee,
Lifting your form in graceful vibrations
As onward you move like a billowy sea?
"The Lone Bird" by Jared Barhite
The dread chance of battle, its blood and its roar,
Who can wish in his senses to move;
To plant the foul fiend on Britannia's own shore
All sacred to peace and to love?
"To The British Channel" by Robert Bloomfield
The children's feet fall trustfully upon him,
And by the soft swell of his dreamy tide
It seems as if the sleeper felt them on him,
And in a fond contentment moved and sigh'd.
"The Cradle On The Shore. On The Picture" by Samuel John Stone
We stood a moment so in a strange world,
Myself as one his own pretense deceives;
And then I said the truth (and we moved on).
A young beech clinging to its last year's leaves.
"A Boundless Moment" by Robert Frost
Or each other. We watch the fire blazing,
And feel the roots of the house move, but sit on,
Seeing the window tremble to come in,
Hearing the stones cry out under the horizons.
"Wind" by Ted Hughes

In news:

Dancers unveil hot moves in 'Step Up Revolution,' now on DVD and Blu-ray.
As we previously reported, Wilde recently put her $2.5 million Los Angeles home on the market so that she could move in with Sudeikis in New York City, where his show is filmed.
Oakland police moved in on Occupy Oakland's tent city early Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011, forcing protesters to leave at Frank Ogawa Plaza (photo courtesy of J.P.
I've been in Colfax for 11 years, moved here on 9-11-01.
Gov Andrew M Cuomo Wednesday traveled to Keene to announce up to $640,000 in state funding that will allow construction to move forward on the town's new firehouse , one year after the station was washed away by Hurricane Irene.
Centers on a woman who moves in with her daughter in an attempt to help salvage their relationship.
Alice in Wonderland' made over $1 billion worldwide so it was only a matter of time before Disney moved forward on a sequel.
And now they're officially moving forward on 'Alice in Wonderland 2?
Walla Walla's recently revived Small Business Development Center will be on the move in the coming months.
We're moving on in our series on the Big 12 blog pegging the single player each team in the Big 12 can't afford to lose.
We're moving on in our series on the Big 12 Blog pegging the single player each team in the Big 12 can't afford to lose.
Facebook says it wants to find another way for them to weigh in on changes, a move that has upset many of the site's users.
" Keeping Your Career on the Move" in 2013.
Kemper Development Company is moving forward on the long-awaited expansion of Lincoln Square in Bellevue.
A-1 is on target to complete 1,000 new move-ins via its self-service kiosks this year and expects to handle more than 10,000 consumer transactions by year end.
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In science:

If the bodies move in a d-dimensional space, we can use the same arguments of Proposition 4 to show that the orbit is planar and, precisely, that it lies on the plane orthogonal to the direction of the rotation.
Action minimizing orbits in the n-body problem with simple choreography constraint
We study a generalization of the standard trapping problem of random walk theory in which particles move subdiffusively on a one-dimensional lattice.
Some exact results for the trapping of subdiffusive particles in one dimension
Abstract. – The iterated random walk is a random process in which a random walker moves on a one-dimensional random walk which is itself taking place on a one-dimensional random walk, and so on.
Iterated random walk
Here too the final state is independent of the order in which bugs move; read on for a proof.
Goldbug Variations
We move in the clockwise direction adding points until we come to a black dot on a primed number, where we ‘close’ the block.
Orthogonal Polynomials and Fluctuations of Random Matrices
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