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Make a motion   /meɪk ə mˈoʊʃən/   Listen
Make a motion

verb
1.
Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting.  Synonym: move.






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"Make a motion" Quotes from Famous Books



... she said; "I am quite certain of it. It is exactly like the colored plate I have at home, and then the photograph that Cousin Gunther sent us—" She stopped suddenly, and with her unconcerned, fearless air, before anyone could make a motion to detain her, walked up to the corpse, bent down and read the number of the regiment. "Ah, the Forty-third!" she exclaimed. ...
— The Downfall • Emile Zola



Words linked to "Make a motion" :   go, suggest, advise, propose



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