The verb move is used in a number of phrasal verb combination. Phrasal verbs can be a little bit tricky, but using them will certainly make your English sound more natural. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at five different phrasal verbs that use the verb move.
Here are the example sentences:
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Using move in:
- Happy English moved in to this space three years ago.
- Jack found a new apartment. He’s going to move in on May 1st.
- You can move in once you pay the first month’s rent.
Using move in with:
- Lori moved in with her boyfriend last summer.
- Her parents didn’t agree with her moving in with him because they are not married.
- Danny moved in with his brother when he left his wife.
Using move out:
- Serena said she wants to move out from her parent’s house after college.
- If you don’t like your roommate that much, you should move out.
- Jim’s company finally moved out of that old office building.
Using move on:
- After ten years in ABC Bank, Bob moved on to become the CEO of XYZ Bank.
- I’ve stayed in this company for a long time without a promotion. I think its time to move on.
- Joe acted in some musicals in New York before moving on to doing movies in Hollywood.
Using move over:
- Why are you sitting on that side of the sofa? Move over next to me!
- Can you move up? I don’t have enough leg room.
- The flowers on the table are pretty, but can you please move them over? I can’t see everyone!
Using move up:
- I think my classes too easy can I move up?
- Yuki has done a great job in level II. I think she is ready to move up to level III.
- All students who pass the final exam are eligible to move up to the next level.
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