Move

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Move is an English regular verb meaning “To change place or posture; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another.”[1]

Form[edit | edit source]

Move has the bare infinitive move, the to infinitive to move. It has a base form moves, a third person form moves. It has the -ing form moving, and a regular preterite and past participle moved.

Move is an ergative verb.

Spelling[edit | edit source]

Move is unusual insofar as o-e represents a long U sound Close back rounded vowel /u:/ rather than a long O sound/O diphthong. As such, it needs to be learnt as a sightword, though it is so common that this is rarely a problem.


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