move in for the kill

Definition of move in for the kill

of an animal

  1. :  to come closer to another animal in order to kill it The lion was moving in for the kill.

Word by Word Definitions

moveplay
  1. :  to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion

    :  to proceed toward a certain state or condition

    :  to become transferred during play

  1. :  the act of moving a piece (as in chess)

    :  the turn of a player to move

    :  a step taken especially to gain an objective :  maneuver

killplay
  1. :  to deprive of life :  cause the death of

    :  to slaughter (an animal) for food

    :  to convert a food animal into (a kind of meat) by slaughtering

  1. :  an act or instance of killing

    :  a decisive act that conclusively secures something (such as a deal or win)

    :  something killed: such as

  1. :  channel, creek


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