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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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The evaluation for each maneuver is kept on the student's account on Redbird Landing, a non-sales site that stores the student's GIFT module information.
Robotic maneuver swarms lack the biggest inhibitor of human combatants --fear.
99 patients in each group, keeping anticipitated population proportion for efficacy of Epley maneuver with neck restrictions 90%13 anticipitated population proportion for efficacy of Epley maneuver without neck restrictions 74.
From the maneuver standpoint, Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 3-0, Unified Land Operations, defines movement and maneuver as, "The related tasks and systems that move and employ forces to achieve a position of relative advantage over the enemy and other threats.
Evasive Maneuver Assist is yet another industry leading innovation that has the potential to significantly advance commercial vehicle and road safety worldwide.
3 patients, with unilateral vestibulopathy of uncertain origin had a positive response to vestibular reeducation maneuver.
Thanks to their lack of application in the kind of everyday flying most of us do, many pilots believe these maneuvers exist only to have something to do on the commercial checkride.
He then used the maneuver to force the dog to expel the obstruction.
Since the new fading factor reflects the higher maneuver between range channel and angle channel, the MSTUF algorithm will be more reliable when coping with the high maneuver under nonlinear radar measurement.
For this project, the Hypothesis was "Yes, upper airway change during a Mueller's maneuver will predict the severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
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Rounds of artillery were fired during the maneuver as three vessels of the Lebanese Navy joined four other vessels from UNIFIL's Maritime Task Force that were deployed in 2006.
This complex and ambiguous environment, in which our forces fight a determined enemy while securing the population and setting conditions to enable the success of local and national governments, represents one of the greatest challenges of future maneuver.
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Head of the Security Commission in Diala Provincial Council announced today that Diala Operations Command implemented a military maneuver for all types of military and police forces with live ammunition, with the participation of army air force.
A statement issued by the Ministry of Defense stated that "the maneuver, conducted by the 9th IA Division in Basmaya District-southern Baghdad, supported by artillery battery, Iraqi surveillance planes which supplied the command chamber of the maneuver with photos of the maneuver field and other intelligence as well as the fire back up provided by the helicopters.