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approach
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Of Mice and Men
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  • The sound of the approaching grain teams was louder, thud of big hooves on hard ground, drag of brakes and the jingle of trace chains.
  • Slowly, like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again.

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  • Slowly, like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again.
  • Voices were approaching from outside.
  • Crooks saw the danger as it approached him.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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