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    Question A meaning of a phrase

    What's the meaning of "move in for the kill" ?

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    Re: A meaning of a phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by bbmm521 View Post
    What's the meaning of "move in for the kill" ?
    What is the context?

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    Question Re: A meaning of a phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What is the context?
    The context is : Andy seised Bob's handle. And he moves in for the kill.

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    Re: A meaning of a phrase

    Did you ever watch an animal, like a cat, hunting? They sneak up on their prey, slowly. The idea is to get into range to be able to strike the fatal blow in one motion.

    They move in for the kill.

    Used figuratively, it means to put yourself into position to achieve whatever goal you are after. Whether it be getting the sale from the client, or getting the girl to go home with you.

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