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The example sentences of MOVE THE GOALPOSTS in videos (1 in total of 1)

to to constantly adverb move verb, base form the determiner goalposts noun, plural that wh-determiner define verb, base form enough adverb .

English idiom

What does "move the goalposts" mean?
"move the goalposts" is an English idiom. Meaning "To alter the rules or parameters of a situation in such a way as to suit one's needs or objectives, making it more difficult for someone else to succeed, keep pace, or achieve an opposing objective."

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with God

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like fury

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Very quickly and/or intensely.