motion (one) away from (someone or something)

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motion (one) away from (someone or something)

To indicate by gesture for one to move away from someone or something. Realizing the danger they were in, Susan silently motioned the children away from the sleeping bear cubs. The bodyguard motioned the tourists away from the famous actor.
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motion someone away from someone or something

to give a hand signal to someone to move away from someone or something. She motioned me away from Susan. The police officer motioned the boys away from the wrecked car.
See also: away, motion