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Interactively, yes. Visually, no.
With the move tool (or the scale tool, the rotate tool , maybe the transform tool) hold down the ~ key (the one above tab) as you do it. You'll see the boundary of your shape move and when you release, the pattern will be moved. It gets the job done, though it isn't pretty.
You can also use any of those tools' dialogs (by double clicking on them) and uncheck object and make sure that only pattern is checked. Also not really visual, though you can "preview"
Yeah, I've used the ~ trick. Kind of blind moving, isn't it? "A little more, oops, a little less. Oops, too far!"
Just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing any cool CS4 feature. Maybe CS5?
Rick Johnson's stuff should do it for you.