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approach
used in Black Like Me

10 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • The woman saw me approach past the lighted gasoline lamps.

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  • The officer approached the driver's window of the car and asked P. D. where we were going.
  • I approached and they stiffened with caution.
  • I approached the alley entrance.
  • A well-dressed man approached and asked if I were Mr. Griffin.
  • They approached slowly and I could not escape them.
  • We approached the stationkeeper.
  • But whenever a Negro approached the front to get off, the driver's silence fairly roared.
  • He approached a fruit stand in the French market and began taking photographs.
  • My family's uneasiness approached terror now.

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