move over

This page is about the phrasal verb move over.

Meaning: If you move over, you change position to make room for someone or something, or to block someone or something.

For example:

  • move over When Lydia came in, I moved over so she could sit down next to me.

  • move over While I was walking along the path I moved over to let some people riding bicycles go past.

Quick Quiz:

After I got on the bus, a boy on the back seat moved over so I could

a. sit down

b. stand up

c. get through

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Contributor: Matt Errey