bust a move

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to depart

Etymology:

  • The original usage of this phrase is "to dance." It was popularized in the 1989 single of the same name by rapper Young MC, who tells of his several attempts to find a woman in various places and failing to be able to do so because he can't dance; he isn't able to "bust a move."
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"It's time to go. Let's bust a move."

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'bust a move':

bust a moveto dance
bust a moveto seduce
bust a moveto flatulate
bust a moveto evade
bust a moveSave oneself from an awkward situation with a woman.
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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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