He spoke in a “proper, polite” way he feels a cop should on approaching someone.
The approaching Islamic revolution caused the family to be evacuated in 1978.
Rogue female knights and emancipated Wildlings are approaching the center of the story.
A new report released by the New York Federal Reserve reveals total student loan debt is approaching $1 trillion.
Yes, Boehner was demanding more spending cuts, but the two sides seemed to be approaching split-the-difference territory.
He was approaching Aminta, who, when she saw him, hurried to meet him.
We had left the Boulevard, and were approaching the white-domed library.
The big ship was approaching rapidly; I felt as if we were caught in a trap.
"I think I'll stay for the meeting," said Yates, approaching him and patting the horse.
"Perhaps you'd like some water," said Varbarriere, rising and approaching the bell.
c.1300, from Anglo-French approcher, Old French aprochier "approach, come closer" (12c., Modern French approcher), from Late Latin appropiare "go nearer to," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + Late Latin propiare "come nearer," comparative of Latin prope "near" (see propinquity). Replaced Old English neahlæcan.
mid-15c., from approach (v.). Figurative sense of "means of handling a problem, etc." is first attested 1905.