Dropping off home-cooked meals was a very nice gesture.
That was a nice gesture on someone's part.
Maria Theresa had undoubtedly an instinctive histrionic sense of the perspective of the theatre, and could adopt the appropriate attitude and gesture, passionate, dignified or pathetic, required to impress those she wished to influence.
The visitor made a gesture with her hand.
Jackson held Sarah's hand as a gesture of comfort.