approach

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈprəʊtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈproʊtʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə prōch)


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approach

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. the [car, plane, train] was approaching
  2. approaching [your destination, the store, a corner]
  3. approach (it) from the [North, side]
  4. approached me on [the street, my way to work]
  5. approached (me) from behind
  6. approached him about [helping]
  7. was approached about [helping, contributing, volunteering]
  8. approach them for [funding, help, advice]
  9. (how to) approach a [girl, boy]
  10. approach [the company, the team, them] with an offer
  11. (do not) approach [him, the dog, the suspect]
  12. (members of the) public are advised not to approach him
  13. [should, must, may] (not) be approached
  14. approach the [subject, issue, question, problem]
  15. approach the [subject] [differently, from a different angle]
  16. approach with [caution, care, respect]
  17. approached [on foot, in a car, on bike]
  18. approaching [quickly, suddenly, quietly]
  19. approaching the end of her life
  20. as [a new year, Christmas] approaches
n
  1. a [new, different, better, novel] approach
  2. [try, take, adopt, has] a [new] approach
  3. is [an unconventional, the conventional, a tried-and-tested] approach
  4. a [forward, progressive, revolutionary] approach towards [politics, manufacturing]
  5. his approach to the problem was [progressive, revolutionary]
  6. could [hear, see, sense] his approach (behind her)
  7. the approach of [war, depression, crisis]
  8. made an approach to the [CEO, president] (about)
  9. made [inappropriate, persistent] approaches
  10. made an approach [on, to] her
  11. [resisted, gave into] his approaches
  12. on the approach to the [village, mountain]
  13. an approach to the [school, airport, prison]
  14. [we, the pilot, the plane] will begin our approach shortly
  15. the final approach (to the runway)
  16. the plane's approach was [challenging, difficult, hazardous]
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