false move Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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false movenoun [C usually singular]

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an ​unwiseaction that is ​likely to have an ​unpleasant or ​dangerouseffect: We can't ​afford to make any ​falsemovesonce we're in ​enemyterritory. "One ​falsemove and you're ​dead! (= I will ​kill you)" ​shouted the ​gunman.
(Definition of false move from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “false move”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不明智的举动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不明智的舉動…
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