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The waiter gestured to us to follow himYou have to be careful with your body language in a foreign culture because, a gesture which is friendly in one country, may be considered very rude in another.

The waiter gestured to us to follow him.

He made a rude gesture, and walked away.

The boys invited the members of the opposing team to a party as a friendly gesture following the tournament.

The child couldn't talk, and had to communicate using gestures and sounds.

A gesture of lifting one's shoulders in our culture means I don't know.

The young boy angrily threw his books on the floor in a gesture of defiance.

The young child stood with his arms crossed, and his feet spread in an obvious gesture of defiance.

Valerie Sokolosky once remarked that there is one universal gesture that has one universal message: a smile.

In Japan, one should give and receive gifts with both hands; this is viewed as a gesture of respect and humility.

In early Christian art, Jesus is depicted with the proportions and gestures of an adult.

The standard greeting used in Thailand is a prayer-like gesture.

The couple gestured to the waiter that they were ready to order.

Nelson Mandela has said that overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity; it is an act of justice.

Discussion question: What physical gestures have you noticed in this culture that are different from those of your culture?

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