move for (something)

move for (something)

To instigate or initiate some legal motion. We are moving for a retrial in light of this new evidence, Your Honor.
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move for something

to make a parliamentary or legal motion in favor of something. I move for dismissal of the case against my client. My lawyer moved for a recess of the trial.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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