a false move meaning

[American slang]
Fig. [even] a single movement that indicates that one is disobeying an order to remain still or in a nonthreatening posture.
  The robber threatened to shoot us if we made one false move.


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  1. make a false move and you could be in an accident
  2. Tremblay is a child actor incapable of a false move.
  3. There's not a false move to anything he does on screen.
  4. A false move can even come before the race.
  5. Although rarely off-screen, Moreno does not make a false move throughout.

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