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move on

to continue moving; to travel on; to move along and not stop or tarry. Move on! Don't stop here! Please move on!
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move on someone

to attempt to pick up someone; to attempt to seduce someone. Don't try to move on my date, old chum. Harry is trying to move on Tiffany. They deserve each another.
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move on something

to do something about something. I will move on this matter only when I get some time. I have been instructed to move on this and give it the highest priority.
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move on (to something)

to change to a different subject or activity. Now, I will move on to a new question. That is enough discussion on that point. Let's move on.
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move someone or something on

to cause someone or something to move onward or out of the way. Please move those people on. They are in the way. The officers worked hard to move the crowd on.
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move on

to do something different He wrote popular songs in the 1920s but moved on to become a producer of musicals in the 1940s. When someone dies, you need to go through certain rituals so you can finally move on.
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move on

Continue moving or progressing; also go away. For example, It's time we moved on to the next item on the agenda, or The police ordered the spectators to move on. [First half of 1800s]
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