Motion to one side - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
motion to one side
motion someone to one side and motion someone to the side
to give someone a hand signal to move to the side of something, such as the road. (Very similar to motion someone aside.) The cop motioned her to the side of the road. Claire motioned Fred to one side, where she spoke to him.
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Liberal Democrat councillor Lower said dog fouling is a frequent complaint and she was disappointed the council had decided not to push for greater controls, and instead cast her motion to one side
on a technicality.