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approach
as in:  approached her with the proposal


They approached her about becoming a member of the committee.
  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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  • They approached her about becoming a member of the committee.
  • I approached three bankers about a loan and all said "No."
  • For one thing he mightn’t what you call jump at the idea, if approached, and what mostly worried him was he didn’t know how to lead up to it or word it exactly,
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Teabing had approached the BBC with a proposal for a historical documentary in which he would expose the explosive history of the Holy Grail to a mainstream television audience.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
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