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beckon to (one)

To wave or signal to one with a gesture that indicates they should come closer. I think it's safe to go over there now—the guard just beckoned to us.
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beckon to someone

to signal someone to come. Wally beckoned to Sally, and she came over to him. Lily beckoned to Max and he turned his back on her.
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75million move to Sunderland and the chance to play against Manchester United and Arsenal instead of St Johnstone and Motherwell beckons.
com), the leading provider of gesture recognition and body tracking technology, announced today that Side-Kick will be adding Omek's Beckon middleware to its suite of existing motion games, and will use Beckon technology in future titles.
With twenty towers, up to ten messages can beckon at once, each with a signature pulse.
There is a tremendous opportunity to enhance performance of the Nigerian banking industry and our preparedness to facilitate the growth potential that beckons the country.
1 -- color) MaggieMoo the cow, an ad mascot for MaggieMoo's, beckons motorists on McBean Parkway.
She grows up with a fear of the sea and the vague consciousness that a "voice" beckons her back to the waters from whence she came.
It is the time when people are out having fun and their love-life beckons most.
She crawls like a serpent, hollows out her torso, slouches in defeat, and beckons her lover with the soft, urgent sound of her feet.
This is surface irritation, but a great deal of conceptual confusion also beckons.
The course offers cliff-side tee boxes and oceanfront greens, while 'The Shark's Bight' beckons the bravest of golfers to drive into the island's windward breezes and over the Atlantic Ocean to reach the pin.
Come Home to Armenia'' beckons the marketing campaign of East Coast-based Hovnanian International Inc.
But butoh explodes these limits and beckons us, instead, to slip into its seductive realm of vibrant stasis.
condensed and projected through the ether net, beckons.