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How to sign: show, express or direct through movement
"He gestured his desire to leave";
How to sign: a change of position that does not entail a change of location
"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility";
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