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approach
used in Of Mice and Men

5 uses
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Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • Voices were approaching from outside.
    p. 61.5
approaching = getting nearer
  • Slowly, like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again.
    p. 9.2
  • approached = got nearer
  • Slowly, like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again.
    p. 9.2
  • approached = got nearer
  • 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.
    p. 30.0
  • approaching = getting nearer
  • Crooks saw the danger as it approached him.
    p. 72.3
approached = got near
There are no more uses of "approach" in Of Mice and Men.

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