Speak to someone in private, especially so as to advise or warn them about something: the coach is always taking me to one side, telling me what I should and shouldn’t do
More example sentences
- He respects my age and quite often takes me to one side and speaks to me about players.
- As midnight struck, Eddie took Tracey to one side and slipped the ring they had chosen together on to her finger.
- My father took me to one side and told me I had to save the family honour.