pull aside

phrasal verb
pulled aside; pulling aside; pulls aside

Definition of pull aside

: to take (someone) to one side away from other people for a private conversation The reporter pulled me aside and asked if I knew who was in charge.

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“Pull aside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20aside. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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