draw aside

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draw aside

To have one move away from someone or something, often in order to discuss something privately; to take aside. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "aside." I drew the nurse aside so that I could ask a few more questions about my dad's surgery.
See also: aside, draw

draw someone aside

to pull or steer someone aside. The teacher drew Bob aside to have a word with him. Harry drew aside someone he could trust and expressed his fears.
See also: aside, draw
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As Christians, we should do what Jesus did and draw aside from our crowded and busy lives to seek out the single individual in need of warmth and care.
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THROUGH the avenue of your paper, may I draw aside from all the political arguments and debates which occupy so much space in your You Say pages to record my grateful thanks and appreciation to the Bethesda Community Choir and Bethesda Community Children's Choir.