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move aside

1. To move to one side, especially to get out of someone or something's way. Move aside so that ambulance can get through, Tom! We all moved aside as the troops came down the hallway.
2. To cause or compel someone or something to move to one side, especially to get out of someone or something's way. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used before or after "aside." The police officers moved the people aside as the motorcade left the building. Just move those boxes aside to make room for the sofa.
See also: aside, move

move aside

to step or move out of the way. Please move aside. Could you please move aside so we can get this cart through?
See also: aside, move
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Webber moved up from fifth on the grid to first after the second round of pitstops and finally gave up the lead to Vettel, who had demanded his team mate be moved aside by his team, on the 44th of the 56-lap race.
A BBC boss moved aside in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal is in line for a prestigious new job at the corporation.
A couple of days ago, Henry (right) intimated that Kenny Dalglish would have been moved aside even if he had won the FA Cup.
This however may not be what HTC and Samsung want to hear, as dual-cores have now moved aside to accommodate quad-cores in the latest Android powered devices.
Summary: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi cannot be moved aside, according to his government.
But yesterday the colder weather moved aside and the sun beamed down.
The Birmingham Post revealed claims last month of a "drip, drip, drip" regime of bullying at Midlands Today and allegations of a "vindictive" atmosphere at the Mailbox, with some senior reporters and producers being moved aside to make way for less experienced staff.
The security forces' operation in Swat had no effects on Taliban, as they are still present there who moved aside to save the people from any possible damage, The News quoted Waliur Rehman, as saying.
According to a national newspaper, the 35-year-old presenter will be moved aside later this year, with fellow station DJ Scott Mills stepping in while a permanent replacement is sought.
In the end Ana is given short shrift, or is she moved aside to come back another day?
Mocking, they moved aside. As they reached for their sailcloth jackets, I saw no need for the gravel that blazed in the sky of the stream.
Barrow said: "I had the opportunity to work with Alex but felt it would be in the best interests of the club if I moved aside for him to implement the new business plans which will take the club forward and secure Vikings' long-term future.
In May 1966, the abbey's pews were moved aside for it to host 400 diners, served by 90 hostesses.
Wrecked cars and rubble were moved aside to leave a small, bare asphalt area.