move back and forth
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|Verb||1.||move back and forth - move in one direction and then into the opposite direction|
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
rock, sway, shake - move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"