move on

phrasal verb

moved on; moving on; moves on
: to go on to a different place, subject, activity, etc.
Let's put that issue aside and move on.
We should move on to the next item on the list.
After 10 years working for one company, she felt it was time to move on to a new job.

Examples of move on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the finale also finds joy after loss, as Sheldon moves on to college (the California Institute of Technology, as fans already know). Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 10 May 2024 Mills moved on to three other locations in Pantego, Mansfield and southwest Arlington, and also owned a taqueria on South Cooper Street before deciding to return to the Park Row location. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 May 2024 Our society ends the way the dinosaurs did and the Earth moves on without us, healing itself tens of thousands of years later. Omar L. Gallaga, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 Shaunie has since moved on and married pastor Keion Henderson on May 28, 2022, in Anguilla. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 8 May 2024 The winners of the second leg (or the team that scores the most goals) move on to the finals on Saturday, June 1. Rudie Obias, Variety, 7 May 2024 General Motors is moving on from the older battery that powers the modest-sized, never-profitable hatchback. Camila Domonoske, NPR, 6 May 2024 Since splitting six years ago, both Tatum and Dewan have moved on from each other with new partners. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 5 May 2024 The Miami Marlins are moving on from Luis Arraez, with the club planning to trade the two-time batting champion second baseman to the San Diego Padres for three prospects and a relief pitcher, a source confirmed to the Miami Herald on Friday night. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 4 May 2024

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“Move on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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