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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, )

Aldi has given Ms Pritchard a 'selection of fruit' as a gesture of goodwill.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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

Playing the world's saddest tune on the tiniest violin is no longer just a gesture.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

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

With his index finger pointing to his temple, it was a gesture that came to define the 2016 US Open.
(CNN - Tennis, )

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, )

Department of Water and Power officials saw it as a gesture of reconciliation for taking the region's water more...
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Muslims across France have attended Catholic Mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of a priest on Tuesday.
(BBC News - World News, )

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, )

Apple has filed a patent for a gesture system that relies on multiple sensors in both the Watch device and the wristband.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

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

It was a gesture of goodwill after Cook's ship arrived in Kealakekua Bay, about 12 miles south of modern-day Kailua-Kona...
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

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, )

Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa made a gesture of protest and now fears he will be arrested or even killed if he returns home to Ethiopia.
(NBC News, )

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, )

In a gesture loaded with symbolism, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad prayed at a mosque in Daraya, a Damascus suburb long recaptured by the regime.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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, )

Turkey's president says he will withdraw all lawsuits against people charged with insulting him, as a gesture to the unity shown since the failed coup.
(BBC News - World News, )

A California high school football team paid tribute to a member of the family before their game Friday night with a gesture to honor her cancer battle.
(Fox News - Health, )

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, )

Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney has shared an endearing letter received from what appears to be a young fan, who also sent him £3 as a gesture of thanks.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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, )

When I broke up with my ex I gave her £6,000 in cash and furniture worth £2,500 as a gesture of goodwill, but now she has a new partner, she's refusing to pay it back.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

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, )

The Eiffel Tower will remain dark Saturday night in a gesture of mourning following the stream of violence that left at least 129 people dead and more than 350 wounded in Paris.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

In a gesture meant to unite the party, Senator Bernie Sanders asked that Hillary Clinton be nominated by acclamation during the roll call vote at the Democratic National Convention.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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, )

Hillary Clinton shook hands with the moderator, Chris Wallace, on Wednesday before the debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a gesture that she did not repeat with Donald J. Trump.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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, )

Carlisle United's players fulfilled their promise on Tuesday by helping those who have fallen victim to flooding in Cumbria and the Scottish Borders in a gesture of support by the League Two club.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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, )

Michael Phelps climbed on to the lane divider and slowly lifted a finger to show who was No 1. There was no 'death stare' this time to Chad Le Clos, merely a gesture that was altogether more painful.
(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, )

He had just grounded out for the final out of the 12th inning, stranding three runners to push the Dodgers’ total on the night to 15. Once he ran through the bag, he completed a gesture that spoke for the rest...
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

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, )

India’s prime minister made a surprise stop Friday in Pakistan to meet the country’s premier in a gesture likely to lend momentum to a tentative reconciliation process between the estranged, nuclear-armed neighbors.
(The Wall Street Journal - 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, )

About 30 youngsters from La Loche were treated to a Saskatoon Blades game Saturday, with hockey great Bryan Trottier their host, in a gesture to help the northern Saskatchewan community that suffered multiple deaths from a shooting in January.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

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, )

The only work of Faith Wilding’s that I was familiar with was her “Crocheted Environment,” originally created for the feminist exhibition “Womanhouse” in 1972. That piece recast domestic craft as art medium, a gesture now so common as to be unremarkable.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favouring rival Hillary Clinton.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Ted Cruz released four years of tax figures Saturday as a gesture of "transparency and accountability," joining rival Marco Rubio in challenging Donald Trump to do the same as the three battle for the Republican presidential nomination ahead of Super Tuesday's crucial contests next week.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

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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