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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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approach
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • He can’t work anymore, and he’s just sitting at home, surrounded by his eight children, brooding about his approaching death.
  • Pim gave me a rough idea of how to approach Dussel, but cautioned me to wait until the next day, since I was in such a flap.

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  • It still makes me shiver to think of the dull, distant drone that signified the approaching destruction.
  • Mother’s birthday is rapidly approaching.
  • The perfectly round spot on which we’re standing is still safe, but the clouds are moving in on us, and the ring between us and the approaching danger is being pulled tighter and tighter.
  • I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness, I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too, I feel the suffering of millions.

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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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