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- ‘She whispered something to him, gave him a quick peck on the cheek then strode past me without a sideward glance.’
- ‘She's too stubborn to settle down’ he said giving me a sideward smirk.’
- ‘This compound exercise also develops strength for the multijoint movements involved in sports that require both forward and sideward arm motions.’
- ‘The deltoid and supraspinatus are involved in shoulder joint abduction, in which the arm is moved outward and upward in a sideward plane.’
- ‘A sideward glance saw Steven walking along without a care in the world.’
- ‘Then she opens her eyes to check with sneaky little sidewards glances.’
- ‘She saw me from a sideward glance and continued packing.’
- ‘He wore loose fitting jeans and a simple beige and white t-shirt with a sideward trucker hat.’
- ‘So the movement associated with Cancer is a strange one; there is a sense of hesitancy, a sidewards approach to things, and an element of moving forwards whilst not looking squarely at what lies ahead.’
- ‘‘Yes,’ she answered, with a sweet sideward glance.’
- ‘A woman notices him and begins to eye him, giving him sideward glances.’
- ‘Sales figures aside, he is pleased that he evades loose categorisation and believes that writers should hone their craft without a backwards or a sidewards glance.’
- ‘Any direction you can imagine - upwards, downwards, or sidewards - electrons can do it.’
- ‘Eventually she just shrugged her shoulders and gave her brother a sideward glance.’
- ‘Mostly his head was down in the water, breathing every second stroke with a smooth sideward head movement.’
- ‘I also note the sidewards glances that one receives from airport security staff when I do my best to look sinister.’
- ‘Another sidewards glance at other areas of her life at this time sees her threatening to seize the cattle of tenants for non-payment of rents.’
- ‘I saw a few sideward glances exchanged in the audience.’
- ‘If the head movement causes the eyes to reach the limit of comfortable sideward gaze the eyes make a fast, compensatory movement to the central position.’
- ‘I tilted my head and gave him a sideward smirk; well it was more of a confused lopsided grin.’
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