move on


move on
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "move on":
present tense I/you/we/they move on he/she/it moves on present participle moving on past tense moved on past participle moved on
1) to leave one place and travel to another

They stayed for only a few days before moving on.

2) to stop discussing or doing something and begin discussing or doing something different
move on to:

Let's move on to the next question.

3) to change your ideas, attitudes, behaviour etc

Public opinion has moved on a great deal since then.

4) to start to continue with your life after you have dealt successfully with a bad experience

It's been a nightmare, but now I just want to forget about it and move on.

5)
a) to leave a place when someone in authority tells you to

We moved on, as requested.

b) [transitive] to tell someone to move away from a place

Police were aggressive in the way they moved the young people on.


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