toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Babbitt

9 uses
  • Babbitt utterly repudiated the view that he had been trying to discover how approachable was Miss McGoun.
    Chapter 23 (62% in)
  • Course I believe in using poetry and humor and all that junk when it turns the trick, but with a high-class restricted development like the Glen we better stick to the more dignified approach, see how I mean?
    Chapter 4 (6% in)
  • Yet he had known by instinct that Louetta Swanson could be approached.
    Chapter 9 (29% in)
  • As he approached the office he walked faster and faster, muttering, "Guess better hustle."
    Chapter 12 (39% in)
  • He was nervous as the time for reading his paper approached.
    Chapter 13 (52% in)
  • He was enormously busy during the dinner, now bumblingly cheering Paul, now approaching McKelvey with "Hear, you're going to build some piers in Brooklyn," now noting how enviously the failures of the class, sitting by themselves in a weedy group, looked up to him in his association with the nobility, now warming himself in the Society Talk of McKelvey and Max Kruger.
    Chapter 15 (26% in)
  • Miss McGoun dashed in to whisper, with the excitement of an approaching scene, "He's here!"
    Chapter 19 (23% in)
  • As he approached the Roughnecks' Table at the club, everybody laughed.
    Chapter 23 (45% in)
  • With his other faculties blurred he yet had the motorist's gift of being able to drive when he could scarce walk; of slowing down at corners and allowing for approaching cars.
    Chapter 29 (57% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in Babbitt.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®