take (someone) aside

Definition of take (someone) aside

  1. :  to take (someone) to a place that is away from other people I took him aside and told him what had happened.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

asideplay
  1. :  to or toward the side

    :  away from others or into privacy

    :  out of the way especially for future use :  away

  1. :  an utterance not meant to be heard by someone

    :  an actor's speech heard by the audience but supposedly not by other characters

    :  a comment or discussion that does not relate directly to the main subject being discussed :  digression

  1. :  beyond, past


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