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manoeuvre the apostles

obsolete To borrow or take money from one person or source to repay the debt of another (i.e., rob Peter to pay Paul). Mr. Hardy's firm has fallen into arrears of late, and the solicitor has been manoeuvring the apostles just to keep the business viable.

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.
See also: maneuver

maneuver someone into something

to lure, position, or deceive someone into (doing) something. I will see if I can maneuver him into accepting the offer. He was maneuvered into accepting the offer.
See also: maneuver

maneuver someone out of something

to trick someone out of getting or achieving something. Are you trying to maneuver me out of the running for the job?' The runner maneuvered her opponent out of first place.
See also: maneuver, of, out
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Once in the bay, the table is maneuvered via remote control.
I never looked at anyone,'' he said as he maneuvered past the Bridge of Sighs, ``after I met my beautiful bride.
Commenting on this important milestone, Onset Chief Operating Officer Joe Bishop said: "The Pathway provides the urologist with a 'super highway' to the kidney through the urethra, bladder and ureter so that instruments and other devices, such as endoscopes and laser fibers, may be repeatedly maneuvered to break up kidney stones.
Sitting proudly atop a shiny green gasoline powered tractor, Jason Evanston, 17, of Santa Maria carefully maneuvered around a course marked by empty oil cartons.
She had previously received a CRT device that wasn't operational since the left-heart lead could not be maneuvered through her coronary sinus vein to an effective stimulation position.
Gennadi Osipovich held up his thick hands to show how, 13 years ago, he maneuvered his Su-15 fighter to blast a Korean 747 airliner out of the sky.