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 Meanings and Examples of MOVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
move
 v.  change position, go to a different place to live or work
 v.  cause someone to have strong feelings
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The small denizens of the wilderness hardly took pains to move out of her path.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
2  My right hand was not so badly burnt but that I could move the fingers.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter L
3  A mist rose between Mrs. Creakle and me, and her figure seemed to move in it for an instant.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
4  At last Mrs. Micawber resolved to move into the prison, where Mr. Micawber had now secured a room to himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
5  If I have known Barkis a year, to move to as he went by, I have known him forty years.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. A LOSS
6  I saw the door move, and instinctively tried to hold the latch on the outside, to gain a moment's time.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
7  Mr. jorkins is very difficult to move from the beaten track.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
8  Mr. Spenlow was very difficult to move from the beaten track.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
9  I saw the door move, and the snow drift in.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER
10  I saw it move a little more, and a hand softly interpose to keep it open.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER
11  He made haste to move away from her, as from a dirty place.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 10
12  I want to move Anna downstairs, but we must hang up blinds.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 21
13  He stood at the door and heard Kitty giving exact directions to the maid, and beginning to help her move the bedstead.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 13
14  Once he had been sent to move a table and sofa.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 14
15  "'"I got up slow," he explained, "because if tha' makes a quick move it startles 'em.'"
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  It was a bold move on their part to open a branch of the business in France.
17  The move would cause irreparable harm to the organization.
18  This move sowed dissension within the party ranks.
19  The Financial Times says the move represents a complete reversal of previous US policy.
20  Eventually he decided to move from the town where he had been known as a prosperous citizen.
21  The move follows growing public concern over the spread of the disease.
22  The prime minister was concerned that such a move would arouse public hostility.
23  The authorities have made no move to resolve the conflict.
24  Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy.
25  We had to move that student down to an easier class.
26  Shaq, this move is only effective against a certain type of defense.
27  Though one was a Democrat and the other a Republican, the rivalry over which one would move up first was cordial.
28  She's learnt so fast that we can now move her up to a more advanced class.
29  This reluctance to move towards a democratic state is typical of totalitarian regimes.
30  In an inspired move, they took on the young and relatively inexperienced Ray Unwin as director.