move toward

USAGE NOTE
This phrasal verb may also be written "move towards."
move toward(
muv
 
tord
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to draw near to)
a. acercarse a
Tomas moved toward the door, but Lionel told him to sit back down.Tomás se acercó a la puerta, pero Lionel le dijo que se volviera a sentar.
2. (to set in motion)
a. aproximarse a
We believe that through this project we will move toward making this a more peaceful community.Creemos que con este proyecto nos aproximaremos a hacer esta comunidad más segura.
b. acercarse a
Researchers are moving toward finding a cure for the disease.Los investigadores están acercándose a descubrir una cura para la enfermedad.
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