Approaching in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Approaching

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

Short Example Sentences for Approaching

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

How to use Approaching in Sentences?

  • 1. There was no longer in his mind the slightest wish to avoid the approaching flirtation. 🔊
  • 2. A flush of recognition crossed his face when he saw the tall figure approaching him. 🔊
  • 3. Half an hour later the light of an approaching vessel became visible to all on deck. 🔊
  • 4. We wondered what still wilder regions we were now approaching as we still climbed higher. 🔊
  • 5. At last they heard the sound of slow shuffling footsteps approaching the door from the inside. 🔊
  • 6. He was alone in a wide forest, he said, when he perceived a rider approaching him. 🔊
  • 7. A cloud had begun to fleck the horizon; soon would come the sound of the approaching tempest. 🔊
  • 8. A moment later the searchlight of the approaching vessel picked the Algonquin out of the darkness. 🔊
  • 9. Be vague, colourless, and languid, this deters readers from approaching the book. 🔊
  • 10. The light grew subdued with the approaching storm and Wallie commented upon the coolness. 🔊
  • 11. I seize the opportunity through Herr N. of approaching a man so gifted as yourself. 🔊
  • 12. But Balint didn't like the idea of approaching the old man; he knew his father's temper. 🔊
  • 13. Details which indicate the rapidly approaching time of such completion soon begin to appear in the minutes. 🔊
  • 14. They couldn't get free and in the quickly approaching daylight they knew that there was no hope. 🔊
  • 15. The swiftest transcontinental trains approaching its boundaries at night find night falling again before they have fairly penetrated it. 🔊
  • 16. He did not dare to raise his eyes, but his ears were strained to catch the swift patter of the approaching bare feet. 🔊
  • 17. The crime of which he was accused was so serious in character that he would have to await his trial at the approaching Sessions. 🔊
  • 18. He gave one look at the approaching vessel, and then cried angrily, forgetting his grammar absolutely as he did so. 🔊
  • 19. The sound of the approaching footsteps startles away a grey wolf from among the tombs, the sole inhabitant of that desolation. 🔊
  • 20. At the sound of our approaching footsteps the figure turned toward us a head crowned with white wool, and smiled benignly. 🔊
  • 21. I left my horse at a cottage and walked through the grounds, that I might regain tranquillity for the approaching interview. 🔊
  • 22. He was approaching seventeen, a grave and slender lad, trustful, honest, a creature to love and cling to. 🔊
  • 23. On approaching its termination, she was surprised to see a lady advancing towards her, dressed in deep mourning, and reading a book. 🔊