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wave sb/sth down

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with wave   /weɪv/ us  
to make a driver stop their vehicle by waving your arms up and down: If a car comes along, wave it down.Gestures with the hands or arms
(Definition of wave sb/sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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