pull aside


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pull someone aside

to grasp and pull a person to one side. I pulled the child aside and scolded him for trying to sneak into the theater. I pulled aside the child to say something to him.
See also: aside, pull
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Anyone passing the place during a certain autumn evening, itself almost fairylike, might have seen a hand pull aside the red half-blind which (along with some large white lettering) half hid the interior from the street, and a face peer out not unlike a rather innocent goblin's.
In his declaration, the driver said that he was driving his car normally on a public road when the driver of another car signaled him to pull aside.
Stay Calm: Stay calm and plan what you will do but don't slam on your brakes or pull aside without looking as you could create more issues for yourself, other drivers and the emergency vehicle.
Transport cops linked up with revenue protection teams from the train operator to pull aside fare dodgers at Longbridge, Northfield and Sutton Coldfield stations during the first week of Operation Loop.
Many are looking at the upcoming Saarc summit in Kathmandu as an opportunity to start afresh with a bilateral meeting, or at least a short pull aside, between Modi and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif but so far neither country has even dropped a hint about any such proposal.
Junior risk analysts Peter Sullivan (Zachary Quinto) and Seth Bregman (Penn Badgley) watch with horror as human resources pull aside their boss Eric (Stanley Tucci) as part of a massive redundancy plan.
They just pull aside anyone who they don't like the way they look -- if they are black and have expensive clothes or jewelry, or if they are Hispanic," one officer (http://www.
They just pull aside anyone who they don't like the way they look - if they are black and have expensive clothes or jewelry, or if they are Hispanic," the New York Times quoted a white officer, as saying, on the condition of anonymity.
In the past, Schumacher was able to be very forceful in races and his sheer presence would almost force cars to pull aside or back out of situations," he wrote.
He hasn't had to pull aside Thierry Henry,who has a high regard for the Irishman.
But the situation is abnormal and the media should make efforts to pull aside the veil of secrecy.
Vogts, in particular, will pull aside Old Firm captains Paul Lambert and Barry Ferguson in a bid to find out why they failed to function against the Danes.
So the Communists, when they see American planes coming, merely pull aside until they are 205 feet from the road, and figuratively thumb their noses at the helpless American pilots.
When a mistake is made, he'll pull aside the individual for a brief discussion.
And in order to pull aside such a population, they must first have a way of identifying them and separating them from their younger counterparts.