make the first move

idiom

Definition of make the first move

: to act first He was waiting for her to make the first move.

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“Make the first move.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20the%20first%20move. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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