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approach
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • When we slowed to a walk at the edge of the schoolyard, Jem was careful to explain that during school hours I was not to bother him, I was not to approach him with requests to enact a chapter of Tarzan and the Ant Men, to embarrass him with references to his private life, or tag along behind him at recess and noon.
    p. 20.8
approach = come near
  • ...and when we approached Mrs. Dubose's house my baton was grimy from having picked it up out of the dirt so many times.
    p. 136.6
  • approached = got near
  • According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, however, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him.
    p. 291.2
  • approached = went to
  • It was summertime, and two children scampered down the sidewalk toward a man approaching in the distance.
    p. 374.0
approaching = moving nearer
There are no more uses of "approach" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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