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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sidle.


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  • The President: He kind of sidled up to me and said, Can I come and see you?

    Republicans do it with class.

  • One investor in a meticulously tailored suit kind of sidled up to me, looked around, and in a low voice said, "You know, I'm a liberal, too."

    Hollywood Conservatives: The Thoughtful Post

  • Pamela's notion that Obama "sidled" up to Odinga shows her inability/lack of desire to figure this out.

    Pull Your Head Out

  • He didn't march in like usual, he kind of sidled through the open door, looking tentative and thinner in a white shirt and navy shorts and sockless brown loafers.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "I kind of sidled up next to him, and I think he was afraid something bad was going to happen," Brenly said. - It's Rocky vs. Rocket in Game 3

  • Cousin Egbert kind of sidled along, mumbling about Kitty:

    Somewhere in Red Gap

  • Like, during breaks, I kind of sidled over to the sound mixer and say hey, you know any like - do you got any good young prodigies who are 25 and looking for experience, want their first like lead, want to move up from assistant to being the guy in charge.


  • "sidled," goose-fashion, from the shore, and began our voyage towards

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • I see that as plain as day now, but he came at me with the good news about my money, and kind of sidled me toward the door, and while I was gasping and trying to realize it, the first thing I knew I was downstairs. "

    The Opened Shutters

  • "One day this chap gets on a pitching pony, and the pony kind of sidled up his back and went to eating grass while the New Yorker was coming down.

    Sixes and Sevens


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