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approach
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

2 uses
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Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • I fall into a doze and do not at first realise that evening is approaching.
    Chapter 9 (90% in)
approaching = getting near
  • Dawn approaches without anything happening—only the everlasting, nerve-wracking roll behind the enemy lines, trains, trains, lorries, lorries; but what are they concentrating?
    Chapter 6 (14% in)
approaches = comes nearer
There are no more uses of "approach" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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