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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.
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freedom of maneuver

The space and ability to make changes to something. Hurry up! We don't have much freedom of maneuver in our schedule!
See also: freedom, maneuver, of

room for/to maneuver

The space and ability to make changes to something. Hurry up! We don't have much room to maneuver in our schedule!
See also: maneuver, room

maneuver for (something)

To attempt to contrive oneself into a position, whether physically or figuratively, by which one is able to achieve or obtain something. There was no order to the viewing area, with everyone competing with one another to maneuver for better spots to see the race. With the retirement of the COO last week, I've been maneuvering for a stronger position within the company.
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maneuver (one) into (doing something)

To cause, compel, or convince one to do something through subtle, duplicitous, or fraudulent manipulation. The prime minister has been slowly maneuvering members of parliament and the public alike into passing legislation that gives him more power. She maneuvered her siblings into signing over their rights to the estate to her.
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maneuver (one) out of (something)

To cause one to lose something or to not do something through subtle, duplicitous, or fraudulent manipulation. She maneuvered her siblings out of accepting their rights to their parents' estate so that she would have sole control over it.
See also: maneuver, of, out

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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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.
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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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Haddara, "Parametric identification for nonlinear ship maneuvering," Journal of Ship Research, vol.
Zou, "Parametric identification of ship maneuvering models by using support vector machines," Journal of Ship Research, vol.
As can be seen from Equation (3), when tracking the non-maneuvering or low maneuvering targets, too large process noise will degrade the tracking accuracy; when the actual maneuvering acceleration exceeds the preset acceleration limits, the tracking performance will deteriorate seriously [19].
The adaptation method of the maneuvering frequency is
For maneuvering target tracking problem, the true motion of the target is always changed between maneuvering and non-maneuvering uncertainly.
When a target is maneuvering, the residual will increase because of the model mismatch.
They explore plenary debate in the European parliament in order to shed some light on how legislation and European policies are debated and how strategic maneuvering in European parliamentary debate is preconditioned by the specific conventionalization of this debate and the inherent ambivalence of the participants due to their dualistic position regarding Europe and their own country.
They point out that the institutional preconditions for strategic maneuvering in argumentative discourse conducted in plenary debates in European parliament are determined by the characteristics of this argumentative activity type but also by the diverse national and political backgrounds of the European parliamentarians that play at this stage of European development an important part in how in argumentative practice the parliamentarians try to achieve unity in diversity.
Second, the more problematic result is the strong preference for vertical maneuvering, in spite of its apparent reduced level of safety (as operationally defined here by the predicted conflict measure) and its inconsistency with the general Federal Aviation Administration regulation incorporated in FAR 91.
The wind didn't need to exert itself much since the airplane "was maneuvering 50 to 100 feet above trees in mountainous terrain," according to the NTSB.
This includes evasive maneuvering with EA-6Bs and KC-130s to heighten the crew coordination and lookout doctrine of the Prowler and Hercules units so they can locate the bandits and keep them at bay long enough to bring in some fixed-wing fighter assistance.