Grammar Patterns

V to n

II.7 The 'beckon' group

These verbs are concerned with communicating with someone by means of a gesture or movement.
He beckoned to Egan, who followed him out into the hall.
Surya bowed to Danlo and said, 'I'm honoured to make your acquaintance.'
  • beckon
  • bow
  • curtsy
  • mime
  • nod
  • signal
  • wave
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