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approach
used in A Lesson Before Dying

5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • She was afraid to approach me physically, because I might leave and not come back.
    Chapter 15 (50% in)
approach = get near
  • He took off his hat as I approached him.
    Chapter 5 (93% in)
approached = went to
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  • As I approached them, Miss Emma pushed herself away from the car and started heavily toward the entrance to the courthouse.
    Chapter 24 (9% in)
  • Offstage right, people are heard approaching.
    Chapter 19 (82% in)
  • Sidney drove the six blocks in Lucv's car, and as he was approaching the store he saw a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk, facing the courthouse.
    Chapter 30 (4% in)

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