outward sweep

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I placed her,' said the old man, 'at a distance;' with a grave smooth outward sweep from one another of his two open hands at arm's length; 'at a distance--among certain of our people, where her industry would serve her, and where she could hope to exercise it, unassailed from any quarter.
Sraffa hizo un gesto familiar a los napolitanos que significa algo asi como disgusto o desprecio frotandose la parte inferior de la quijada con los dedos de la mano ["brushing tbe underneath of his chin with an outward sweep of the fingertips of one band"]: '?