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wave down

vb
(Automotive Engineering) (tr, adverb) to signal with a wave to (a driver or vehicle) to stop
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Translations

w>wave down

vt sepanhalten, stoppen
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"The thing that bothered me the most, I was told my son was trying to wave down passing vehicles and it took several cars to pass before this one gentleman stopped.
According to a source, the Internally Generated Revenue, tried to wave down the truck which was loaded with planks when the ugly incident happened.
Mrs Dale told how her son went on to the road and she desperately tried to wave down the oncoming car being driven by Fullerton.