maneuver for

maneuver for something

to get into position for something. Sally is maneuvering for a shot at a promotion. Todd maneuvered for some attention, but they ignored him.
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Powerful people maneuver for position and worry endlessly about who is IN and who is OUT, who is UP and who is DOWN, forgetting those people whose toil and sweat sends us here and paves our way.
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Head of the Security Commission in Diala Provincial Council announced today that Diala Operations Command implemented a military maneuver for all types of military and police forces with live ammunition, with the participation of army air force.
A look at the global economy over the past three or four years points to a successful reversal maneuver for many producers of basic materials.
The author conducted a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of a falling sensation in patients who underwent the Epley canalith repositioning maneuver for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
We have performed the Epley maneuver for patients with posterior canal BPPV at our institution since 1996, and our success rate is excellent (99.
I implored my players to use this aggressive Rip Pivot maneuver for defensive rebounding and after catching a pass against pressure defense.
The mechanism of this on-the-side maneuver may be similar to the "all-fours" Gaskin maneuver for shoulder dystocia, which was imported from Guatemala by midwife Ina May Gaskin.
The American Red Cross adopted the Heimlich maneuver for drowning in 1995.
The SBCT leadership has proven that the assured mobility framework contributes to the freedom to maneuver for existing Legacy and Interim Force formations -- not just the Objective Force.
for Life is also promoting mandatory education and instruction in infant/child CPR and The Heimlich Maneuver for first-time mothers before being discharged from the hospital with their newborns, and is partnering with hospitals to make this a priority and working to change legislation at the local, state and national levels.
Particle repositioning maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Although the Standards and Guidelines recommendation to use the Heimlich Maneuver for drowning was approved in 1986, it was in 1995 that the Red Cross Manual, "First Aid Fast," included the following instruction for rescuers:
Just as these organizations advocated the lethal backslapping technique even after accepting the Heimlich Maneuver for choking (see Historical Footnote below), they once again are endangering lives by advocating CPR before the only method that has been proven to save lives, the Heimlich Maneuver for drowning.
If these organizations, which have endorsed the Heimlich Maneuver for drowning, will join me in spreading the message that the Maneuver must be used first, even take the lead in doing so, thousands of drowning children will be saved," Dr.
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