Thesaurus / false move

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A false move on our part might undo everything and ruin our cause.

Walter and the WirelessSara Ware Bassett

If you move after your adversary has made a false move, or committed other irregularity, you cannot claim the penalties.

A certain suspicion had been growing in her mind but until she saw Mr. Dewitt she must make no false move.

The Deserted YachtMildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt

This is necessary as the camera is instantaneous and one false move or gestures may spoil the film.

But this time very much was at stake, and a false move might ruin everything.

Any false move made by Douglas, any rash assertion, was sure to be seized upon by that watchful enemy in Illinois.

LincolnNathaniel Wright Stephenson

He was like a cat on his feet, quick and sure, never making a false move.

News WritingM. Lyle Spencer

This was a false move, however, on your part, and you will find it so.

It was a false move, upon which Palmerston and Russell seized with eagerness and,—it may be imagined,—private glee.

Stone's RiverWilson J. Vance

The situation, however, was saved by a false move on the part of Austria.

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