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move along

1. To begin or continue to advance forward. Said especially as a command. Let's move along before the police show up! Move along, everyone—this conversation is no one's business but ours.
2. To instruct, direct, or compel someone to advance forward. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "move" and "along." The police finally showed up to move along the crowd of onlookers. I'm sorry, ma'am, but I need to move you along—your car is blocking access to this alley.
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move along

to continue to move; to start moving out of the way. (Often a command.) The crowd moved along slowly. Please just move along. There is nothing to see here.
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The technique is about uncovering aspects of the unconscious, reflecting upon them, and integrating them into the life experience, as well as using the power of the symbolic processes to move one along the process of psychological development, Ms.