Collocations with ‘Move’

Here are some useful expressions with the word ‘move’ which can help your English sound more eloquent and natural:

Good/bad/important/smart/clever move

One smart move could stop the war.

Make a move

Judith couldn’t make a move when the lights went out.

Move back to

Move back to the old lifestyle.

Move away from

Move away from the lion’s cage!

Move house

The Tailors are moving house at the weekend.

Move to/towards

She made a move towards the car.

Move in the right direction

After some time, we found a place on the map and started moving in the right direction.

Be/keep on the move

His job kept him on the move.

Watch someone’s every move

The police have been watching his every move ever since he got out of prison.

Get a move on

We are leaving soon, so you’d better get a move on!

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