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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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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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It has also been selected as the premier debrief system for the Royal Netherlands Air Forces' new Autonomous Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation system and the U.
With internal funds and support from the NRO, SpaceDev has expanded the original thinking to include such concepts as maneuvering on-orbit to support satellite inspection, rendezvous, docking, repair, satellite moving, de-orbiting, and refueling missions.
The squadron relies primarily on the air combat maneuvering instrumentation range for capturing the engagement, and also on the experience level of its pilots.
was produced in 1986 to warn aviators of the dangers and misperceptions of maneuvering at low altitude.
Antonio, who spent a few years maneuvering the canals of Venice, Calif.
companies in maneuvering China's complex legal and regulatory processes.
Gramps can only conclude the aviators' G tolerance wasn't up to par for this maneuvering engagement.
As we get into the idea of a space operations vehicle, or a space maneuvering vehicle, you will see it (Edwards) have the same kind of play, as we did when we were first testing the space shuttle,'' Martin said.
Much as in real life, the film ceases to be concerned with Elian and about the political maneuvering, without really considering what the boy himself really wanted.