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English definition of “move in on sth/sb”

move in on sth/sb

verb uk phrasal verb with move   /muːv/ us  
If you move in on a person or place, you come close or closer to them in order to attack or take control of them: Government troops are moving in on the rebel stronghold.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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