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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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.
The bailiff is often the person the uninformed pull aside to ask questions.
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.
When potatoes are ready to gather, just pull aside the mulch.
Duterte on Sunday had bilateral talks with Prime Minister Jargaltulgyn Erdenebat and a pull aside meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during the leaders' roundtable session at Yanqi Lake here.
The police chased the car and asked its driver to pull aside, local daily Al Anba reported on Thursday.
No structured meeting is planned, but a pull aside is always possible," The Dawn quoted Pakistan's Ambassador to South Korea Shaukat Ali Mukadam, as saying.
If you take the time to crawl up into the far corner of your attic, pull aside a dusty box and a few other objects, you may find lying there, gleaming and ready for action, a Stylophone.
I might tell the players later this evening, but in any case I'll pull aside anyone who I think is anxious and put their mind at rest.
Sources said as of now there was no finalisation of a structured meeting between Gilani and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but added that a pull aside meeting was possible.
During his stay in Seoul, Singh will have pull aside meetings with his Italian and Norwegian counterparts Mario Monty and jens Stoltenberg.
London, July 30 (ANI): McLaren ace Lewis Hamilton has said that he does not expect to be in the position where he has to accept team orders to pull aside for a teammate like Ferrari rival Felipe Massa did for Fernando Alonso during last Sunday's German Grand Prix in Hockenheim.
But wait could it be termed a meeting, a call on or a pull aside.
There was a pull aside with Vice President Hamid Ansari and the new President of South Africa," said Nalin Surie, MEA Secretary (West).