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beckon
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’Come here, boy,’ said Moody gruffly, beckoning Harry towards him with his wand.
  • Mrs Weasley beckoned imperiously to her sons and Hermione.
  • She straightened up, positioned herself squarely in front of the curtains and beckoned them all forward.
  • ’I’m going to take you straight back so you can tell the others the good news,’ he said, beckoning Harry forwards as Percy’s heels disappeared up the steps to Level Nine.
  • ’I’m going to take you straight back so you can tell the others the good news,’ he said, beckoning Harry forwards as Percy’s heels disappeared up the steps to Level Nine.
  • Mundungus stopped talking when he saw Harry, but Fred winked and beckoned Harry closer.
  • He continued to grin in a horrible, manic way until all the curious neighbours had disappeared from their various windows, then the grin became a grimace of rage as he beckoned Harry back towards him.
  • ’Right,’ said Tonks, beckoning them towards a window displaying nothing but a particularly ugly female dummy.
  • Before he could think of what to say, however, Sirius had beckoned him to his side.
  • Next second, his mouth opened in shock as the dummy gave a tiny nod and beckoned with its jointed finger, and Tonks had seized Ginny and Mrs Weasley by.
  • You two — Crabbe — Goyle = She beckoned them forwards imperiously and they came, shuffling their large feet and looking awkward.
  • ’Over here,’ said Harry, glad of a reason to postpone his meeting with Snape, and beckoning her across to the corner of the Entrance Hall where the giant hourglasses stood.
  • He beckoned to Harry and led him out of Kingsley’s cubicle, through a second set of oak doors, into another passage, turned left, marched along another corridor, turned right into a dimly lit and distinctly shabby corridor, and finally reached a dead end, where a door on the left stood ajar, revealing a broom cupboard, and a door on the right bore a tarnished brass plaque reading: Misuse of Muggle Artefacts.

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  • I should be studying, but television beckons me.
  • The police officer beckoned me to come over.

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