2012년 3월 27일 화요일

Dic: move (followed by a state, activity, opinion)

10 [VERB] V prep/adv

If you move towards a particular state, activity, or opinion, you start to be in that state, do that activity, or have that opinion.

  • Since the Convention was drawn up international opinion has begun to move against it. 
  • [N-COUNT] His move to the left was not a sudden leap but a natural working out of ideas. (= shift)
Cf. noun 3. [PROGRESS/CHANGE] a change, especially one which improves a situation

[move towards/from/against/to]
  • the country's move towards democracy
  • a move away from traditional industries such as coal mining
  • Much more research is being done, which is a move in the right direction .
...... COBUILD, LDOCE

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