move for (something)

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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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Moving in Vancouver can be stressful these days, and we want to ease the stress of moving for our customers," says LaPorte.
The hosts meet people moving for all sorts of reasons, from first time buyers and people moving in together, to people moving up the property ladder.
"Moving for seniors is often an emotional process, whether triggered by retirement, the need to downsize to a smaller space, or other major life change.