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approach
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Holes
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  • He heard the water truck approaching, and felt a strange sense of pride at being able to show Mr. Sir, or Mr. Pendanski, that he had dug his first hole.
  • Stanley looked up at the approaching dust cloud, then back down at the spilled seeds.

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  • From across the lake he could see the approaching dust cloud.
  • They approached a cluster of holes.
  • He hadn’t heard him approach.
  • Three other counselors approached the area.
  • He heard the sound of approaching cars.

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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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