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approach in English:

1. approach approach


Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
In March, the Government rejected the rigid "predict and provide' approach of building 55,000 homes a year advocated by a panel of inquiry led by Prof Stephen Crow.
scienistfic approach
With their onboard cameras and unlimited courage, drones could approach enemy lines and document troop movements and strategies without risking human lives.
If you float a one yen coin on water and move a magnet slowly towards it then the coin will approach the magnet.
Joy, beautiful spark of the gods, daughter of Elysium, we approach fire-drunk, heavenly One, your shrine.
An exclusively behavioral approach to psychology ignores family problems, school situations, and a host of other issues that can adversely affect a child's emotional and psychological growth.
From the standpoint of architectural design, there can be more alternatives to this approach.
As Tom and Mary approached the station, they saw their train pull out / They approached the tourists and asked them for money / Christmas is fast approaching / Tom can't decide which approach to take / Tom heard footsteps approaching
Your retirement is approaching. Are you happy? (Nadchodzi twoja emerytura. Cieszysz się?)
Whatever your approach, the most important thing is to relax, have fun and make learning English an enjoyable experience.
In my view, the Commission has been somewhat cautious in taking up this approach.
Confidently approach and build rapport with your customers to identify their needs and sell only the right product(s)
a way of dealing with a particular problem or situation, especially a way that has been carefully thought about or planned The main advantage of this approach is its simplicity.

English word "approach"(approach) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 8
Vocabulary 5

2. to come closer



English word "approach"(to come closer) occurs in sets:

new opportunities - intermediate

3. to come near or nearer to



4. attitude


compliant attitude
This attitude, the Protestant work ethic, still influences Americans today.
One of the Lojban features are a lot of words that express feelings and the attitude.
I feel it unfortunate that there is little of this kind of humble attitude amongst Japanese debaters.
So it is essential that you take the attitude of looking up yourself the information you feel necessary.
This may be because of a change in people's attitude toward marriage and the sharp increase of fast food restaurants and convenience stores which are open 24 hours a day and enable young people to live more easily.
The seventy-year-old man kept his twenty-year-old wife at home all the time; he had a dog-in-the-manger attitude.
If you have a positive attitude, you are looking for ways to solve the problems that you can solve, and you are letting go of the things over which you have no control.
Could it be that her prickly attitude is just because she has period pains? No, couldn't be.
Up to now we've been taking a casual relaxed attitude toward our relationship but I want to start looking at us more critically.
As much as 90 percent of happiness comes from elements such as attitude, life control and relationships.
His attitude towards me has changed recently. He was rather cold at first. Now, it seems that he really likes me.
Of course it is not a nurse's job to clean the floor, but the attitude was all wrong. I just cleaned it myself.
Over the years, there’s been a general change in attitude towards football; it’s not regarded as a men’s sport any more.
You should really change your attitude towards work. (Naprawdę powinieneś zmienić swoją postawę wobec pracy.) What is your attitude towards other religions? (Jakie jest twoje nastawienie wobec innych religii?)

5. move towards



English word "approach"(move towards) occurs in sets:

native 1000 słówek

6. a way of doing or thinking about something



7. way


That's the way.
Somehow you must find a way to finish this work in one month.
Allied military leaders found a way to defeat the Japanese plan.
Such a person will often go a block out of his way to avoid meeting a person of the opposite sex.
If it isn't out of your way, please take this letter to the post office.
Call me every few days, and in that way we can keep in touch if something happens.
They knew that doing their work cheerfully is the only way to make routine work bearable.
I'd like to help, but I think I'd just get in your way.
I can't think of any other way of getting him to accept our proposal.
It is said that Japanese people don't celebrate Christmas the way Americans do.
She said that her husband hit her, but in fact it was the other way around.
I wonder why he was suddenly dropped from the team half way through.
Louis Braille, who was blind from the age of three, invented a way for the blind to read.
We humans have a great way of twisting facts to fit our conclusion as soon as we have made one.
Women like men the way they like their coffee: strong and hot to keep them awake all night long.

8. to go closer to



9. way of thinking



English word "approach"(way of thinking) occurs in sets:

academic 1-4

10. a way of dealing with an issue



English word "approach"(a way of dealing with an issue) occurs in sets:

Most common nouns 251 - 300

11. what were the methods used in the research



12. come up to


The play didn't come up to expectations.
The book didn't come up to my expectations all. The film was far better.
1. I feel that I will never come up to your expectations. 2. This apartment comes up to the standards. 3. This house will never come up to our old one. 4. This film didn't come up to the last one.
He failed to come up to his parents' expectations.
I finally come up to my boss and told him I quit!