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 for To be on the move
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Move \Move\, n.
     1. The act of moving; a movement.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving one of the
        pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of
        the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a
        piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank
        in Monopoly when it's your move.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     3. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the
        execution of a plan or purpose.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     To make a move.
        (a) To take some action toward a goal, usually one
            involving interaction with other people.
        (b) To move a piece, as in a game.
  
     To be on the move, to bustle or stir about. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

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