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    #1

    approach vs creep up on somebody

    Can word 'approach' be a synonym of expression 'to creep up on somebody' and of a word 'to sneak'?


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    #2

    Re: approach vs creep up on somebody

    No.
    'approach' is the general word for 'coming nearer and nearer to something'
    One can do this by walking up to them, runnning, creeping up, sneaking up on tip-toe etc.

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