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English definition of “take/lead sb on/to one side”

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take/lead sb on/to one side

to have a private talk with someone: Bill's father took him to one side and told him to stop behaving so badly.
Translations of “take/lead sb on/to one side”
in Chinese (Traditional) 和(某人)私下交談…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和(某人)私下交谈…
(Definition of take/lead sb on/to one side from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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