opening move


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Noun1.opening move - the first of a series of actions
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
curtain raiser - any preliminary activity
first base - the initial stage in accomplishing something; "we didn't get to first base with that approach"
peace initiative - opening move in negotiating a peace treaty
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An opening move that "flaunts" love, not money, sets the tone for everything else.
My opening move would be to use our most potent temptations to lure him to some obscure island where he can do no harm.
In his opening move towards his stated aim of making England the "most dominant" team in world rugby, the no-nonsense Aussie (far left) is understood to have axed World Cup quartet Tom Wood, Ben Morgan, Brad Barritt and Geoff Parling.
Spurs have been linked with Berahino for much of the summer and finally made their opening move for the England Under-21 international yesterday.
2 that the United States had blocked China's efforts to use the APEC summit to push for the launch of a feasibility study on the FTAAP, a move typically seen as an opening move in negotiations.
The Wall Street Journal reported on November 2 that the United States had blocked China's efforts to use the Apec summit to push for the launch of a feasibility study on the FTAAP, a move typically seen as an opening move in negotiations.
I was opening myself up to plenty of criticism," said Williams, who admitted owner Hywel Jones had questioned the opening move in what could be a memorable season.
Neal's Advance Chess: The Longitudinal Star Gate 14 Model, Model III: Renaissance to the Dawn of a New Age is the opening move in a whole new era of computer-based chess modeling games with new challenges and rules for 3D chess players around the world.
Reds chief executive Ian Ayre met ocials from the Catalan club yesterday as the Primera Division side made their opening move in their bid to take the Uruguay international to the Nou Camp.
com to view a "scientific study'' Wednesday and Thursday of what the best opening move has been in elite human games, researched for what appears to be a doctoral dissertation.
MANCHESTER CITY sporting director Txiki Begiristain has made the opening move in a PS40million bid to land Atletico Madrid's hot-shot striker Falcao.
London, Feb 24: Manchester City sporting director Txiki Begiristain has made the opening move in a 40 million pound bid to land Atletico Madrid's hot-shot striker Radamel Falcao, writes the Sunday People.