on the move


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on the move

 
1. moving from place to place. Are the cattle on the move now, or are they still grazing?
2. progressing; advancing. Finally the market has turned around now and is really on the move. At last, we are on the move!
See also: move, on

on the move

very busy or active on the go Baby boomers don't accept the effects of aging – they want to stay on the move.
See also: move, on

on the move

1. Busily moving about, very active, as in A nurse is on the move all day long. [Mid-1800s] Also see on the go.
2. Going from one place to another, traveling, as in Our troops are on the move again, or Ruth and Dick are always on the move, never staying put for more than a month or two. [Late 1700s]
3. Making progress, advancing, as in Their technology is clearly on the move.
See also: move, on