on the move
phrasal 1. in a state of moving about from place to place <
a salesman is constantly on the move
>
2. in a state of moving ahead or making progress <
said that civilization is always on the move
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the move — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Moving around from place to place; in motion. * /It was a very cold day, and the teacher watching the playground kept on the move to stay warm./ * /It was vacation time, and the highways were full of families on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the move — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Moving around from place to place; in motion. * /It was a very cold day, and the teacher watching the playground kept on the move to stay warm./ * /It was vacation time, and the highways were full of families on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To be on the move — Move Move, n. 1. The act of moving; a movement. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the wing — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the air; while flying. * /The duck flew away, but John shot it on the wing./ 2. {informal} In constant motion; always very busy. * /Susan was on the wing doing things to get ready for her trip./ * /Mr. Jones had a busy …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the wing — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the air; while flying. * /The duck flew away, but John shot it on the wing./ 2. {informal} In constant motion; always very busy. * /Susan was on the wing doing things to get ready for her trip./ * /Mr. Jones had a busy …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the go — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Active and busy. * /Successful businessmen are on the go most of the time./ * /Healthy, happy people are usually on the go./ Compare: ON THE MOVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the go — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Active and busy. * /Successful businessmen are on the go most of the time./ * /Healthy, happy people are usually on the go./ Compare: ON THE MOVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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