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bob and weave

Definition of bob and weave in English:

Make rapid bodily movements up and down and from side to side, for example as an evasive tactic by a boxer: Freddie bobbed and weaved, jabbing the air
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  • This way, boxers could bob and weave out of the way of incoming punches.
  • As someone who stood on a curbside box in the innocent 1950s to witness my first Macy's parade, I have never completely lost that long-ago wonder at seeing giant cartoon figures bob and weave amid the skyscrapers.
  • They bob and weave and move and that's what they're doing.
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