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He made a gesture of impatience.

He made a gesture with his hand.

He made a gesture to me to run away.

His work was merely a gesture of good will.

By George, he exclaimed with a gesture of surprise, I think that they're all crazy!

These hands which stretch out, implore, beg, then rise to the head in a gesture of calamity.
(Frederick Leboyer)

Pulling on a T-shirt is far too easy a gesture to make.
(Emma Barnett in The Telegraph - Politics, )

And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound photo.
(USA Today - National, )

App allows users to make a gesture to take photos from a distance.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Emirates offered us 45,000 air miles each as a gesture of goodwill.
(The Independent - Travel, )

It is a gesture intended to motivate and inspire me as I prepare for the New Year.
(Forbes - Business, )

For Rod Stewart, it is supposed to be a gesture that combines perfectly his two great passions.
(The Independent - World News, )

There are high spirits on Wearside after Sunderland received a gesture of support from an unlikely source.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is charged by The FA for a gesture towards a match official in Monday's loss at Preston.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is banned for two matches for a gesture towards a match official in Monday's loss at Preston.
(BBC Sport, )

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger defends Theo Walcott after the striker made a gesture to Tottenham fans in their FA Cup tie.
(BBC News - World News, )

It was highly choreographed political theatre, a gesture that had been discussed and negotiated for more than two years.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Lionel Messi responds angrily to reports he made a gesture after being substituted in Barcelona's win over Real Sociedad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Real Madrid investigate a gesture by Angel Di Maria - who was seen to grab his crotch when substituted against Celta Vigo.
(BBC Sport, )

Firefighters that helped a US man who had a heart attack while cutting his garden returned to finish his job as a gesture to his family.
(The Independent - World News, )

Real Madrid investigate a gesture by Angel Di Maria after the winger was seen to grab his crotch when he was substituted against Celta Vigo.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The Toronto Raptors will make a gesture of solidarity with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night over the Donald Sterling controversy.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

The Federal Reserve Board met with about 30 workers and activists at its headquarters on Friday in a gesture of concern for struggling Americans.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The German automaker’s new 7 Series is designed to balance luxury with technology, including a gesture control interface and remote control parking.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Japanese officials see a gesture between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan and President Xi Jinping of China would be the start of repairing relations.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Robin van Persie gave away his World Cup bronze medal to a Dutch fan in a gesture that was simultaneously kind hearted and telling about how the award is viewed.
(The Independent - Football, )

Women remain resistant to his damp smirk, fuzzy felt eyebrows and his habit of interlocking his fingers in a gesture that he fondly imagines to be statesmanlike.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Researchers say that everyone uses a phone in a different way, and by sensing the forces when we draw a gesture of sign something, we can be accurately identified.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including war criminals, a gesture that has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.
(Fox News - World, )

U.S. rock star Jon Bon Jovi and his band are waiving their performance fee for a concert in Madrid as a gesture to their Spanish fans hit hard by the country's severe economic crisis.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Israel released 26 Palestinian prisoners shortly after midnight Wednesday to celebratory crowds in the West Bank and Gaza, in a gesture to boost confidence in U.S. backed peace negotiations.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The ten bells at St Laurence Church in Gloucestershire, were chiming in a rare full peal as a gesture of goodwill to the local community - but the relentless noise was not appreciated by all.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Israel began releasing more than two dozen Palestinian prisoners late Tuesday, a gesture on the eve of new peace talks that have been complicated by plans for new Israeli housing in East Jerusalem.
(CNN - World News, )

Pope Francis prayed silently alongside a senior Islamic cleric in Istanbul's Blue Mosque on Saturday, in a gesture of inter-religious harmony in a country bordering the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Wayne Rooney boldly stepped up to take the first penalty in what seemed a gesture of confidence from the Manchester United striker only have his effort saved while laser light was shone in his face.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

President Obama suggested on Friday that Iran could receive significant economic relief immediately after concluding a deal to curb its nuclear program, a gesture towards one of Tehran’s key demands.
(Fox News - Politics, )

As hand-picked future leaders of the planet, the young audience seems to appreciate the sight of two old paramilitary enemies clasping hands in a gesture of peace that would once have been unimaginable.
(The Independent - World News, )

Pope Francis called on Sunday on every European parish and religious community to take in one migrant family each in a gesture of solidarity he said would start in the tiny Vatican state where he lives.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Balloons, not doves, were released as a gesture of peace on Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, a year after an attack by a gull and a crow on the symbolic birds set off protests by animal protection groups.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Ales Bialiatski, a prominent Belarusian human rights activist, was released from prison on Saturday in a move seen as a gesture from the authoritarian leader of Belarus to improve relations with the West.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the swearing-in ceremony of India's new leader—a gesture Islamabad hopes will lead to the resumption of peace talks between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Leeds manager Brian McDermott insists controversial striker El-Hadji Diouf must learn from his mistakes after a gesture to Brighton fans earned him a red card and left his side with nine men in today's -1 defeat.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The presidents of Israel and Palestine met on Sunday in an unprecedented prayer meeting with Pope Francis, a gesture he hopes will “recreate a desire, a possibility” of relaunching the Middle East peace process.
(The Independent - World News, )

It was a gesture of pre-calculation which exposed the difference between England and the best and showed what a very steep hill this team have to climb to reach the level they seek with a World Cup now only six months away.
(The Independent - Sport, )

President Xi Jinping announced Thursday that China will cut its military by 300,000 troops, a significant reduction in one of the largest militaries in the world and a move that the Chinese leader called a gesture of peace.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A Saudi Arabian blogger, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes, was awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize Thursday in a gesture of support for freedom of expression in the conservative kingdom.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Finance ministers from the eurozone and the wider European Union are gathering in Athens amid tight security, with Greece hoping for a gesture of support for the release of long-delayed funds from the country's multi-billion-euro bailout.
(Fox News - World, )

An iconic Christian cathedral where Martin Luther King once preached welcomed several hundred Muslims beneath its vaulted arches in a gesture aimed at fostering greater understanding and acceptance between the two faiths around the world.
(The Independent - World News, )

The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines handed over a batch of firearms Tuesday as a gesture to reinforce a peace pact stalled by a public outcry over the recent killings of dozens of anti-terror police commandos in a battle with insurgents.
(Fox News - World, )

It was a gesture of good sportsmanship, but many Newcastle supporters have slated goalkeeper Tim Krul on Twitter for smiling and congratulating Sunderland scorer Jermain Defoe in the tunnel at half-time after Defoe scored a wonder-goal against him to put Sunderland -0 up in the Tyne-Wear derby.
(The Independent - Football, )

ANDREWS – In a gesture of goodwill after the brouhaha over three messy suspensions of play that ruined the Open Championship’s intended Sunday finish, the R&A – touchy-feely bunch that it is – decided the least it could do was knock down the price of admission for Monday’s final round.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

It was, of course, an expression of shared ecstasy over what may prove to be the goal of the tournament, yet also a gesture of private mutual recognition that the transformation of Dutch football tactics that the two have been working on together for four months had paid immediate dividends against Spain.
(The Independent - Football, )

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