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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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