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Related to sidle up: shy away from, look to, follow-through, in view of, scrutinised, dropped off
sidle up (to someone or something)
to move close to someone or something cautiously or furtively; to move closer to someone or something gradually. Tex sidled up to Dolly and said howdy in a soft, shy voice. Dolly sidled up and picked the cowboy's pocket.
To advance in an unobtrusive, furtive, or coy way: At the train station, swindlers sidled up to the tourists.