move around

If you move around or move about, you keep changing your job or keep changing the place where you live.

[V P] I was born in Fort Worth but we moved around a lot and I was reared in east Texas...

[V P n] He moved around the country working in orange groves.

(in BRIT, also use move about)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • move around — phr verb Move around is used with these nouns as the object: ↑furniture …   Collocations dictionary

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  • around — [[t]əra͟ʊnd[/t]] ♦ (Around is an adverb and a preposition. In British English, the word round is often used instead. Around is often used with verbs of movement, such as walk and drive , and also in phrasal verbs such as get around and hand… …   English dictionary

  • move — move1 W1S1 [mu:v] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(change place)¦ 2¦(new house/office)¦ 3¦(change opinion etc)¦ 4¦(progress)¦ 5¦(take action)¦ 6¦(change job/class etc)¦ 7¦(emotion)¦ 8¦(cause somebody to do something)¦ 9¦(time/order)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • move — move1 [ muv ] verb *** ▸ 1 change position ▸ 2 progress/develop ▸ 3 live in a different place ▸ 4 begin doing ▸ 5 change subject/time etc. ▸ 6 change opinion ▸ 7 affect someone emotionally ▸ 8 sell and get rid of ▸ 9 go very fast ▸ 10 make formal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • move — [[t]mu͟ːv[/t]] ♦ moves, moving, moved 1) V ERG When you move something or when it moves, its position changes and it does not remain still. [V n prep/adv] She moved the sheaf of papers into position... [V n prep/adv] You can move the camera both… …   English dictionary

  • move */*/*/ — I UK [muːv] / US [muv] verb Word forms move : present tense I/you/we/they move he/she/it moves present participle moving past tense moved past participle moved 1) [intransitive/transitive] to change position, or to make someone or something… …   English dictionary

  • around — 1 adverb 1 used to say that something is placed or arranged so that it surrounds something else: The winner held up his trophy, with many of the spectators crowded around. | a bouquet of a dozen red roses, with a silver ribbon wrapped around |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • move about — see move around …   English dictionary


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