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false move

 and one false move
Fig. [even] a single movement that indicates that one is disobeying an order to remain still or in a nonthreatening posture. The robber threatened to shoot us if we made one false move.
See also: false, move
References in classic literature ?
If we make one false move the villain may escape us yet.
It turned out to be a rather simple matter as Jarrod Dyson led off the inning with a triple into the triangle -- one false move and it could have been an inside-the-park homer -- and scored on Omar Infante's subsequent sacrifice fly to center.
Career: After years of trying to interest studios in their script, Thornton and Epperson sold their screenplay for One False Move, which was turned into a movie in 1992.
ONE false move and this tour guide will be crocked as he feeds this hungry beast.
She's next in line to die if she makes one false move, only she doesn't know it.
Clarke challenged his men to keep the momentum from the first Test triumph bubbling, warning one false move would let England back in the series, the report said.
Knowing that one false move at 40mph while balanced on a tyre less than an inch thick could end her career, Pendleton nevertheless pursues gold medals and world titles with the courage of a lioness.
One false move and they would get arrested and deported to their countries.
One false move and this style boob could get a lot worse Plunging dress and what looks like a faded shower curtain Poor ol' Nancy has put her top on back to front HELL'S DELLS Nancy's shocker in PVC & faux fur
STARING up at Snowdon's never-conquered Indian Face reallife-Spiderman Johnny Dawes knew one false move could send him to his death.
The al Qaeda leader, widely believed to be hiding in the mountains between Pakistan and Afghanistan, was actually one of the mysterious neighbours next door -- acutely aware that one false move could tip off U.
The challenges seem fairly simple, but having to hold your nerve when so much is at stake increases the pressure, and one false move means you could lose everything.
30pm) Robert Llewellyn meets people who provide electricity to homes, including a man who works on a helicopter platform, where one false move could result in a fatal shock or a fall of more than 160ft to the ground below.
The woman on the other end uses YOUR computer to hack through security systems, YOUR email to send possibly treasonous instructions, and YOUR phone to make sure that if you make one false move, the police will be coming for you.