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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.
See also: maneuver

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.
See also: maneuver

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

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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Comparisons with the experimental results of other two manoeuvres are presented in Figure 3 (20[degrees]/5[degrees] zigzag manoeuvre) and Figure 4 (20[degrees]/10[degrees] zigzag manoeuvre), respectively.
Caption; Figure 1: Nondimensional linear components of sway force and yaw moment for 10[degrees]/10[degrees] zigzag manoeuvre of a Mariner vessel.
Caption: Figure 2: Prediction of 25[degrees]/5[degrees] zigzag manoeuvre of a KCLCC2 ship.
It is very important for us to select appropriate and better manoeuvre in terms of efficacy for management of posterior canal BPPV.
Epley manoeuvre was started with the patient sitting in head upright position.
After the manoeuvre, the patients were advised to rest in a semi-recumbent position at 45 degrees angle for 02 days and avoid symptom provoking position for 01 week.
We fully agree with Professor Salihoglu that a clear description of inspiratory pressures, duration of application, and oxygen concentration used during studies of recruitment manoeuvres should be given in order to allow appropriate interpretation of the results and reproducibility.
Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal positional vertigo is based on Semont manoeuvre and Epley manoeuvre.
The manoeuvre began in the sitting position and the head turned away from the affected side.
Un communique publie a Athenes avait annonce le 7 octobre ces manoeuvres en indiquant qu'elles se derouleraient dans le Peloponnese et au large de l'Ele de Crete (sud) du 11 au 14 octobre.
Entamee en 1994, la cooperation militaire greco-israelienne concernait jusqu'en 2008 des manoeuvres pour faire face a des catastrophes naturelles.
The general said the ten-day manoeuvres, named Great Prophet, would take place in the Gulf, the Sea of Oman and several provinces of the country.
The manoeuvres came as the UN Security Council considered sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme, which Tehran says is purely geared at civilian use but that the US and other western powers fear could hide research on an atomic bomb.
Cet echange d'avertissements intervient a la veille du debut de manoeuvres militaires conjointes entre la Coree du Sud et les Etats-Unis baptisees "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" qui doivent durer dix jours.
L'armee et le peuple du Nord "porteront un coup sans pitie" pour repondre a ces manoeuvres "comme ils l'ont deja decide et l'ont declare dans le pays et a l'etranger", a lance un porte-parole de la direction de l'armee nord-coreenne dans un communique publie par les medias officiels.