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a/one false move

An action that threatens to worsen an already precarious situation. We didn't call the police because the robber said he'd hurt anyone who made a false move. If we make one false move now, we're liable to lose the house we're bidding on.
See also: false, move, one
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move (from some place) (to some place)

to travel from one place to another. The whole family moved from Denver to Chicago. We moved to the country.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
It had been apparent to both players and spectators for the past two moves, that Gahan was moving straight across the field into the enemy's country to seek personal combat with the Orange Chief--that he was staking all upon his belief in the superiority of his own swordsmanship, since if the two Chiefs engage, the outcome decides the game.
* Recentness of the move. A recently played move (usually played knowing prior games) is likely to be good, an effect that can in some cases dominate the second factor.
When scheduling your long distance or out-of-state move with M.K Movers you will communicate with office staff located in St.
pawn the and move Whites' then is it game a in f8 to moves knight Black the If C.
You move to get a clear angle of attack, repositioning to engage the threat without risking injury to family, bystanders or the possibility of shooting into the neighbor's house.
Pimentel was referring to the comment of Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos who asked the public who continue criticizing her family to 'move on.'
And these unlicensed movers often don't carry adequate insurance, creating the risk that homeowners will be left high and dry if their property is seriously damaged during the move."
Queen--can move any direction any distance; she cannot move in an L-shape like the knight King--moves one space at a time
On the other hand, a moving company can move an ordinary four-member family from a two-bedroom flat in four to six hours, while saving time and worries.
Identify the things you wish to pack and move, and dispose of the rest Advance planning
From its inception in Russia in 1992, Move One became a specialist in complex logistics and mobility movements into the former Soviet Union.
Choose your movers: You should get in touch with licensed moving companies to get quotes and finalise the one that meets your needs roughly two weeks prior to your move. Make sure to compare the prices and services before you finalise a moving company.
Jon Prytania of Pensacola Moving and Storage said, "Our goal is to educate the community how to make their move less stressful and more efficient.
Some students will move the green frog first of all and then jump the spotted frog over the green one.
y Only 27% of pupils who move schools three times or more during their secondary school career achieve five A* to C GCSEs, compared to the national average of 60%, the study by the RSA think tank found.