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approach
used in The Lost Boy

7 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)
  • Don't you dare approach my household or converse with my children, ever!
    Chapter 9 (67% in)
approach = get near
  • Without a sound I approach Mother and await one of her "games."
    Chapter 1 (11% in)
  • approach = get near
  • The officer approaches me.
    Chapter 1 (89% in)
  • approaches = comes toward
  • As we approached the green and black house, I let out a shriek of joy.
    Chapter 5 (68% in)
approached = got near
There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in The Lost Boy.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • I can see a cloudburst approaching.
    Epilogue (8% in)
  • I wanted to join in, but I always chickened out before I approached them.
    Chapter 5 (3% in)
  • Rudy huffed, as Lilian approached his side.
    Chapter 6 (20% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in The Lost Boy.

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