Approaching in a sentence

Definition of Approaching

That approaches or approach. | present participle of approach | The act of coming closer; an approach.

How to use Approaching in a Sentence?

  • There was no longer in his mind the slightest wish to avoid the approaching flirtation.
  • We wondered what still wilder regions we were now approaching as we still climbed higher.
  • A flush of recognition crossed his face when he saw the tall figure approaching him.
  • Half an hour later the light of an approaching vessel became visible to all on deck.
  • At last they heard the sound of slow shuffling footsteps approaching the door from the inside.
  • He was alone in a wide forest, he said, when he perceived a rider approaching him.
  • A cloud had begun to fleck the horizon; soon would come the sound of the approaching tempest.
  • A moment later the searchlight of the approaching vessel picked the Algonquin out of the darkness.
  • Be vague, colourless, and languid, this deters readers from approaching the book.
  • The light grew subdued with the approaching storm and Wallie commented upon the coolness.
  • I seize the opportunity through Herr N. of approaching a man so gifted as yourself.
  • But Balint didn't like the idea of approaching the old man; he knew his father's temper.
  • Details which indicate the rapidly approaching time of such completion soon begin to appear in the minutes.
  • They couldn't get free and in the quickly approaching daylight they knew that there was no hope.
  • The swiftest transcontinental trains approaching its boundaries at night find night falling again before they have fairly penetrated it.
  • He did not dare to raise his eyes, but his ears were strained to catch the swift patter of the approaching bare feet.
  • The sound of the approaching footsteps startles away a grey wolf from among the tombs, the sole inhabitant of that desolation.
  • The crime of which he was accused was so serious in character that he would have to await his trial at the approaching Sessions.
  • He gave one look at the approaching vessel, and then cried angrily, forgetting his grammar absolutely as he did so.
  • At the sound of our approaching footsteps the figure turned toward us a head crowned with white wool, and smiled benignly.
  • I left my horse at a cottage and walked through the grounds, that I might regain tranquillity for the approaching interview.
  • He was approaching seventeen, a grave and slender lad, trustful, honest, a creature to love and cling to.
  • On approaching its termination, she was surprised to see a lady advancing towards her, dressed in deep mourning, and reading a book.
  • It was unfortunate that with this question rapidly approaching a crisis the State Department was in feeble hands.
  • Then Burckhardt heard approaching voices and had time for a swift whisper to Swanson before he flattened himself against the wall.
  • On hearing approaching footsteps, the monster irritably raised its head, opened wide its jaws, and cast a sidelong glance at its assailant.
  • The View of approaching Death was so far from being shocking to him, that he seemed perfectly unconcerned.
  • The outlook was not reassuring, and Bert blessed the caution that had impelled him to "hasten slowly" in approaching the cabin.

Short Example Sentence for Approaching

  • Winthrop strolled toward the approaching train.
  • She took a fleeting glance at the face approaching hers.
  • While debating, the sound of approaching horses was heard.
  • Dawn of Thursday was approaching before it ended.
  • I had a growing presentiment of some approaching catastrophe.
  • When he saw her approaching he always had a moment of hallucination.
  • The sound of approaching wheels aroused me from my unhappy meditations.
  • That night was soon approaching them and they still had some things to learn.
  • The approaching death of the year struck her majesty painfully.
  • Presently the road improved, a sure sign that he was approaching a settlement.
  • They had left the Indies and were now approaching the American shore.
  • Nor her approaching labor; her, on whom He shamefully committed violation!

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