pull aside

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pull aside

To direct or force someone to move away from someone or something, often in order to discuss something privately; to take someone aside. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pull" and "aside." I pulled the nurse aside so that I could ask a few more questions about my dad's surgery. I pulled aside one of the waiters to complain about the service we received during out meal.
See also: aside, pull

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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Don't be confrontational about it, just pull her aside and say "I'd really appreciate your help Mum, I'm trying to make sure Joseph eats healthily at the moment and I'm counting on you to be on my side - so please stop giving him those sweets."
Find a private moment to pull her aside. You could just say you've noticed it that day, which won't be so embarrassing but should be enough to make her think about it in future.
Pull her aside and ask her to agree to a secret code word ("anyway") or signal (a scratch of the nose) that says, "Bud, you're stepping on my toes." If she keeps at it, it could be time to reevaluate the friendship.