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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 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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Josh Harnagel, Redbird's VP of marketing, explained that the GIFT modules exist to introduce students to the maneuvers in a distraction-free atmosphere.
For many years, military scientists have contemplated the advent of swarming tactics as an evolution within maneuver warfare, and futurists have contemplated the execution of the tactics by cooperative teams of semi-autonomous drones.
This study was conducted at Combined Military Hospital Peshawar to assess the impact of post-maneuver neck restrictions on efficacy of Epley maneuver.
All patients were treated with high velocity 360[degrees] barbecue maneuvers (in 90[degrees] increments) towards the unaffected ear with mastoid vibration applied to the affected ear.
The AFH goes on to note, "An important benefit of performance maneuvers is the sharpening of fundamental skills to the degree that the pilot can cope with unusual or unforeseen circumstances occasionally encountered in normal flight.
I know the maneuver saves lives, and I want it to be used and remembered,'' the 94-year-old retired chest surgeon told The Associated Press this month.
New filters were incorporated into the MIE to improve its performance on high maneuver in [13-15].
The Question to be addressed is: Does upper airway change during a Mueller's maneuver predict the severity of OSA?
The "Sarallah" air defense maneuvers were aimed at improving Iran's integrated network of air defense with a focus on advanced defensive strategies.
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.
Summary: BEIRUT: Political maneuvers against Hezbollah aimed at destroying its image in Lebanon will continue in different ways, said former Deputy Speaker Elie Ferzli Sunday.
But unlike previous war games in which Iran boasted of weapons advances, the latest maneuvers were largely held under wraps.
This is the first of a series of planned maneuvers by the two allies which will be followed by more exercises in mid-August.
1) Treatments include repositioning maneuvers (regimens of positioning the patient's head and body) and medication.