move in on sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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move in on sth/sb

phrasal verb with move uk   us   /muːv/ verb
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 ​rebelstronghold.
(Definition of move in on sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “move in on sth/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为进攻或取得控制权而)移近,向…逼近…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為進攻或取得控制權而)移近,向…逼近…
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