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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

freedom of/room for maˈnoeuvre

the chance to change the way that something happens and influence decisions that are made: Small businesses have limited room for manoeuvre.
See also: freedom, manoeuvre, of, room
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ISRO scientists said that the manoeuvre was effected at 6.
ISRO has planned four trajectory correction manoeuvres for Mangalyn on its journey to Mars.
Miriam Starobin said she used the manoeuvre, after seeing it on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon, when her friend Allyson Golden, 12, began choking on a piece of gum during a music class at Long Beach Middle School, the New York Post reported.
I saw in my head Squidward with his clarinet lodged in his throat and then SpongeBob does the Heimlich manoeuvre and the clarinet comes flying out of his mouth," she said.
It is unlikely that the speed of gas delivery during the recruitment manoeuvre (reaching 30 cm[H.
At the time of investigation, there were no published studies investigating the effect of recruitment manoeuvres on ventilated paediatric patients with pulmonary disease which could be reproduced, specifically in relation to inspired oxygen concentration.
Hamilton says for the past couple of years Petro-Canada has been searching for a property in the area that has lots of room for trucks to manoeuvre.
The ex-Fleet Air Arm lieutenant, now of Seahill Road, Saughall, Chester, says the manoeuvre caused a ``popping sensation'' in his spine.
Under cross-examination by the Mo D's barrister yesterday, Mr Hanks insisted, directly after the turn, his instructor explained ``his parents lived down there and he was carrying out the manoeuvre over their house''.
Epley's manoeuvre for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: A prospective study.
Les forces aeriennes grecques et israeliennes ont mene cette semaine des manoeuvres conjointes en Grece, a indique jeudi soir un communique de l'armee israelienne.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards yesterday test-fired dozens of missiles, including the long-range Shahab-3, during military manoeuvres.
A review of management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo by exercise therapy and by repositioning manoeuvres.
La Coree du Nord a promis hier dimanche d'infliger "la plus severe punition" a la Coree du Sud a propos des manoeuvres militaires prevues avec les Etats-Unis alors que le President sud-coreen Lee Myung-Bak a appele Pyongyang a cesser ses provocations.