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    The word for a special car maneovering

    Hi,

    What is the word for when a car quickly moves among other cars, continuously moving from one side of the road to the other and taking them over?

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Quote Originally Posted by caminostro View Post
    Hi,

    What is the word for when a car quickly moves among other cars, continuously moving from one side of the road to the other and taking them over?


    Hi,
    There might be better terms, but a single movement is referred to as 'cut in'. Also, you can 'cut somebody up'!

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,
    There might be better terms, but a single movement is referred to as 'cut in'. Also, you can 'cut somebody up'!
    We can say that a car was "weaving through the traffic".

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    I am not a teacher.

    weaving through traffic

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Quote Originally Posted by Coolfootluke View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    weaving through traffic
    Snap!

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Snap!
    Back atcha.

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Thanks everyone.

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    Re: The word for a special car maneovering

    Quote Originally Posted by risorgimento View Post
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    a car ... continuously moving from one side of the road to the other and taking them over?
    You've had your answer, and this is just a passing comment. A car doesn't take over another car, it overtakes it. 'Taking over' is what one company does to another, or when a person takes charge of a process.

    To put the other posts in context, the miscreant car weaves in and out of the traffic, and - in the process - cuts in. So everyone's right.

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