sway from side to side

sway (from) side to side

To continue moving, swinging, bending, tilting, etc., slowly in one direction and then back in the opposite direction. The structure swayed from side to side, threatening to topple at any given minute. Everyone in the crowd was swaying side to side in time with the song.
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sway from side to side

to swing or bend from one side to the other. The car swayed from side to side as we started out, indicating that something was seriously wrong. He swayed from side to side with the rhythm of the music.
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The effort was too great; he began to sway from side to side, as from vertigo, and before I could spring from my chair to support him his knees gave way and he pitched awkwardly forward and fell upon his face.
At the drive-thru area, kids can design and attach the menu board to the wall and help Twirlie take orders by simply sliding the knob left and right to make her sway from side to side. At the other end of the drive-thru, kids can slide the Jollibee logo to watch Hetty hand out the take-out bag.
The ride is comparable to a large American SUV, and while the body many sway from side to side, less of the potholes and bumps are felt in the cabin.
Then my wobbly body picks up the beat with a gentle sway from side to side like a cobra following a flute.
The next time you cradle your baby, watch his eyes track your face as you sway from side to side.
The 22-tonne tanker began to sway from side to side, and then steadily lifted until it was about 15 feet in the air.
"Subtle changes in someone's walking pattern, for example slowing down of steps, and increased sway from side to side are related to cognitive function even before changes are seen in cognitive tests.
I was lying in bed and felt the ground move, I thought I was dizzy until I saw the chandeliers sway from side to side," she said.
Like shaky foals we sway from side to side. We are safe.
"The funniest thing about performing while the ship was moving was watching the dancers sway from side to side during their final poses after each song," Ms.
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"I am with my family, who encourage me, but physically I feel I have been dealt a blow."The death toll from the crash climbed to 154 on Saturday after a woman died from her injuries, a health official said.Maria Luisa Estevez Gonzalez, 31, passed away at a Madrid hospital where she was being treated for burns to 72 per cent of her body.Video images held by the civil aviation authority, AENA, showed that the US-made MD-82 twin-engine jet crashed and burst into flames moments after taking off."The plane managed to takeoff, then it started to sway from side to side, until it fell," Palomino said.The head of the investigation team, Emilio Valerio, has said the results of the probe would be known in about a month.
With aid from their one-on-one teenager helpers, they adjust their glittery crowns, practice pointing their legs, and struggle to plie, or sway from side to side. And, like other little girls who are making their stage debut, they get the jitters.
Hines had then driven in the same manner behind a 4x4 and his BMW had begun to sway from side to side before passing at high speed when it too pulled over.