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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.
See also: manoeuvre

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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The true multi-stage maneuver entails more distinct and varied stages than the originals.
The Conclusion was: yes, upper airway change during a Mueller's maneuver does predict the severity of OSA.
Organize and equip maneuver forces to conduct joint entry operations, forcible or unopposed, from strategic distances.
To help our players learn the skill and get the most out of it, we evolved what we call the Rip Step--a pivot maneuver that enables the ball-handler to see the court and effectively pass, dribble, or shoot (if in range of the basket).
Givens succeeds admirably in defining boundaries and key features for the elusive concept of maneuver through these examples.
The maneuver usually is not considered a first- or second-line strategy in algorithms of managing shoulder dystocia.
If people don't know how to do the Heimlich maneuver and somebody's choking, what are they going to do?
The duration of these maneuvers, as well as a 6-month hiatus in the spring of 1988 while Mars moves into an optimal alignment with the sun, adds a calendar year--half a Mars year--to the time required for Surveyor to attain its mapping orbit, says mission manager Glenn E.
Top management is substantially challenging its employees when they launch into a "We're all in this together" red zone maneuver.
Missions nominated by brigade staffs to clear routes not in support of a BCT maneuver element.
This is the fifth maneuver of its kind to be conducted jointly by Israel and the US since 2001 and will continue for two weeks.
This article is reprinted from the Winter 2009 issue of the Maneuver Support Magazine.
Since that time there has been a general misconception throughout the Army about Fort Stewart's inability to support maneuver by a heavy brigade combat team (HBCT).
As much as maneuver leaders have trouble with "not owning" everything in their battlespace, the supporting units have trouble conducting their full-spectrum operations piecemeal across an area of operations.