- the steps taken and the manner employed in delivering the ball: He favors a four-step approach.
- Also called runway . the area behind the foul line, from which the ball is delivered.
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It was in many ways a major departure from their typical approach to their craft.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
It’s a well-worn approach historians have used to describe Glenn for almost half a century.
She said a more comprehensive and seamless approach to that regulation would allow for more solutions and innovations.The cashless economy: How fintech is approaching the future of finance|McKenna Moore|November 19, 2020|Fortune
I think there’s likely to be a hybrid approach with cohorts coming in to work on projects that will keep the buildings being used.Amazon update: Second headquarters development and the area’s housing market|Michele Lerner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Its existence strikes at two conflicting urges — wanting to see the vulnerable people in our lives and wanting to keep them safe — that have pulled at so many of us during this pandemic and now feel amplified as the holidays approach.
The younger man rolled down his window to receive the approaching Williams “to see what he wanted.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the harsh Middle Eastern winter approaching fast, what people in Syria and Iraq need most, in fact, is humanitarian support.
In it, Weber suggested approaching a woman with lines like: “Excuse me, but you look beautiful.”
But so many years later, I still get a tense feeling in my stomach when I see a strong storm approaching.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction|Sean B. Carroll|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On September 26, officers were targeted after approaching a car, driven by McGee, and fired at the driver.
William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
In diabetes its presence is a grave symptom and often forewarns of approaching coma.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But in August, 1805, the approaching war with Austria caused the Emperor to summon his most brilliant cavalry leader to his side.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
It happened that an unusually large crop had been planted and was approaching maturity at the moment of the outbreak of the war.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Approaching a native hut to ask for a piece of charcoal wherewith to light a cigar, he happened to look inside.The Red Year|Louis Tracy