make its move

make its move
make (your/its) move to do something to achieve a result.

My father always waited to buy our Christmas tree, and I worried that by the time he made his move the best trees would be gone.

The Federal Reserve made its move yesterday, cutting interest rates for the third time this year.

Some of his advisors think he should make a move for the presidency soon.


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