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

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Examples

  • 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."

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    SpoutBlog

  • "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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