English version

move on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmove on phrasal verb1 change job/classCHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHER to leave your present job, class, or activity and start doing another one I enjoyed my job, but it was time to move on. to When you finish, move on to the next exercise.move on to higher/better things (=get a better job or social position – used humorously) Jeremy’s leaving the company to move on to higher things.2 change/develop a) PROGRESSDEVELOPto develop in your life, and change your relationships, interests, activities etc I’ve moved on since high school, and now I don’t have much in common with some of my old friends. from She has long since moved on from the roles of her youth. b) ADVANCEDto change, progress, improve, or become more modern as time passes By the time the software was ready, the market had moved on.3 move somebody on British English to order someone to leave a particular place – used especially about police The police arrived on the scene and began moving the protesters on.4 change subjectTALK TO somebody to start talking about a new subject in a discussion, book etc Before we move on, does anyone have any questions?5 continue journeyLEAVE A PLACE to leave the place where you have been staying and continue to another place After three days we decided it was time to move on. to The exhibition has now moved on to Edinburgh.6 timePASS/TIME PASSING if time, the year etc moves on, the time passes As time moves on, I’d like the children to play more challenging music.7 time is moving on British English spokenLATE used to say that you must leave soon or do something soon, because it is getting late Time’s moving on – we’d better get back to the car. move→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
move toThen Modell can move on to Baltimore.We then move on to consider in detail two studies of the demand for sport that have been carried out in Britain.Once the exchanges were established Beveridge and Churchill moved on to examine how to introduce unemployment insurance.Many people get along using the same programs and never move on to new versions.President Kennedy glossed over the racial animus in Mississippi as he let the issue die by moving on to other concerns.If this happens cancel that experiment and move on to something else!Before moving on to the more advanced aspects of wave riding let us consider what should happen in the first attempts.Clean the tops of each row before you move on to the next row.move fromThey consider that you can only move on from an unhappy experience if you have given it some meaning.Pupils should be encouraged to move on from simple comprehension and factual questions to questions of a more historical nature.Then he moved on from that, into what he called Alan Ladd suits.Has a lot to prove this term, after a poor season Has to move on from the promising youngster stage.She has long moved on from the roles of her youth.Gene has moved on from the subject of Gloria.But let us move on from these scientific matters.I knew Anton Rogan used to get some stick but I thought things had moved on from those days.Hornby, founded in 1908, has now moved on from trains and cars to sell dolls and video games.move toThen Modell can move on to Baltimore.We then move on to consider in detail two studies of the demand for sport that have been carried out in Britain.Once the exchanges were established Beveridge and Churchill moved on to examine how to introduce unemployment insurance.Many people get along using the same programs and never move on to new versions.President Kennedy glossed over the racial animus in Mississippi as he let the issue die by moving on to other concerns.If this happens cancel that experiment and move on to something else!Before moving on to the more advanced aspects of wave riding let us consider what should happen in the first attempts.Clean the tops of each row before you move on to the next row.
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Verb table
move
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymove
he, she, itmoves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymoved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave moved
he, she, ithas moved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad moved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill move
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have moved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam moving
he, she, itis moving
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you, we, theyare moving
Past
I, he, she, itwas moving
you, we, theywere moving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been moving
he, she, ithas been moving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been moving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be moving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been moving
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