shift the goal posts
- Shift to left
shift to left n. An increase in the percentage of immature myeloid cells in the blood.
- Shift to right
shift to right n. The absence of young and immature white blood cells in a differential count of white blood cells in the blood.
noun 1. a system of employment where an individual’s normal hours of work are, in part, outside the period of normal day working and may follow a different pattern in consecutive periods of weeks
adjective, shiftier, shiftiest. 1. resourceful; fertile in expedients. 2. given to or full of evasions; tricky. 3. suggesting a deceptive or evasive character: a shifty look. adjective shiftier, shiftiest 1. given to evasions; artful 2. furtive in character or appearance 3. full of expedients; resourceful