maneuver for

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 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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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.
13) They recommend using either Epley's or Semont's maneuver for initial treatment.
The following link leads to a video demonstrating Semont's liberatory maneuver for treating right-ear BPPV: http://www.
A look at the global economy over the past three or four years points to a successful reversal maneuver for many producers of basic materials.
The author conducted a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of a falling sensation in patients who underwent the Epley canalith repositioning maneuver for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
I implored my players to use this aggressive Rip Pivot maneuver for defensive rebounding and after catching a pass against pressure defense.
Although the designers of the TCAS have developed sophisticated algorithms that predict the optimal maneuver for most traffic situations, the uncertain nature of the world in general, and human behavior in particular, makes it nearly impossible to predict all possible traffic situations (Wickens, Gempler, et al.
Efficacy of the Epley maneuver for posterior canal BPPV: a long-term, controlled study of 81 patients.
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