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sidle

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ˈsaɪ.dl̩/
to walk towards or away from someone, trying not to be noticed: Tim sidled up/over to the girl sitting at the bar and asked if he could buy her a drink. She sidled past him, pretending that she had not seen him.
Translations of “sidle”
in Vietnamese đi lén, đi khép nép…
in Spanish acercarse furtivamente, moverse sigilosamente…
in Thai เดินเอียงข้าง…
in Malaysian berjalan perlahan-lahan…
in French se faufiler…
in German sich davonstehlen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 側身而行, 悄悄地走…
in Indonesian menyelinap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侧身而行, 悄悄地走…
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