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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He's your manager and if things aren't going well he's the man you want to pull you aside, and it's always nice when he is giving you compliments.
"If he needs to speak to you he will pull you aside.
"Ted was the kind of guy who would pull you aside and say, 'I don't mind if you have a bit of fun, mate, but you have to get your work done and you're not doing that.
"Don't draw any undue attention to yourself" that could cause customs officials to pull you aside.