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English definition of “move sb/sth in”

move sb/sth in

phrasal verb with move     /muːv/ verb
If the police , army , or any group of people in authority move in, or if someone moves them in, they take control or attack , in order to deal with a difficult or dangerous situation : When a company goes out of business , officials usually move in to take control . The decision has been made to move UN troops in to try and stop the fighting .Attacking and invading
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