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approach
used in I Am the Cheese

18 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • The attendant turns his head as I approach.
    Chapter 29 (76% in)
  • As I approach, the dog steps out into the road and I think, It's as if he has been waiting for me all my life.
    Chapter 7 (22% in)
  • The rain showers leaves down as I approach and I realize the tree won't offer much protection because most of the leaves have already fallen.
    Chapter 11 (32% in)
  • My heart pounds furiously as I approach him.
    Chapter 27 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in I Am the Cheese.

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  • Deep withdrawal when topics which concern Department i-R are approached.
    Chapter 32 — TAPE OZK016 (26% in)
  • The dog lifts his head at my approach, alert, ears sharp, as if he is accepting a challenge.
    Chapter 7 (14% in)
  • We are past the driveway now and approaching a curve.
    Chapter 7 (62% in)
  • That's when I hear a car approaching and a horn frantically blowing.
    Chapter 7 (65% in)
  • I am approaching the main street of Fairfield and it is hardly a Main Street and hardly a town, just a few stores and that church with the white steeple and I speed through the street, carried by my momentum.
    Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • Adam excruciatingly watched his own hand, with the receiver in it, approach the instrument.
    Chapter 13 (89% in)
  • But this car that's approaching is going fast.
    Chapter 18 (17% in)
  • The car approaches, the sound of the motor gathering in volume, filling the air.
    Chapter 18 (21% in)
  • I approach the curve and coast for a moment, anticipating rescue there.
    Chapter 18 (48% in)
  • I approached the door, intending to knock and then go inside and make a clean breast of everything I had done.
    Chapter 22 — TAPE OZK011/OZK012 (61% in)
  • T: Whenever we approach truths, basic truths that you've been trying to deny or hide, you turn upon me.
    Chapter 25 — TAPE OZK013 (59% in)
  • Just as it happened when we were approaching an important area.
    Chapter 25 — TAPE OZK013 (62% in)
  • She seemed to have been avoiding him, refusing to meet his eyes, appearing very busy if he approached.
    Chapter 26 (6% in)
  • While he's inspecting the bike, a woman comes out of the house and approaches him.
    Chapter 27 (45% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in I Am the Cheese.

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