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

  • Art on the Move — is an annual summer arts program held in Detroit, Michigan. The organization sponsors temporary art installations during the summer months. These temporary pieces are created by resident artists, who in turn mentor young artists as the public… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • The Move — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = The Move Img capt =Bev Bevan, Roy Wood, Trevor Burton, Carl Wayne Background = group or band Origin = Birmingham, UK Instrument = Genre = Rock music, pop, psychedelic rock Occupation = Years active = 1965… …   Wikipedia

  • The Move (Sam Fife) — The Move (also known as The Move of the Spirit or Move of God) is the unofficial name of a non denominational charismatic Christian group that was started by an ex Baptist preacher named Sam Fife in Florida in the 1960s. This movement espouses… …   Wikipedia

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