move in for the kill
Definition of move in for the kill
of an animal
: to come closer to another animal in order to kill it The lion was moving in for the kill.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: 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
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