aproximarse a

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A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to get closer to)
a. to approach
Los coches de carrera deben reducir la velocidad cuando se aproximan a boxes.The racing cars must reduce their speed when they approach the pits.
b. to near
El helicóptero se aproxima a la zona de aterrizaje.The helicopter is nearing the landing area.
2. (to come near to)
a. to be close to
El dinero que ofrecen por nuestro coche no se aproxima para nada a lo que pedimos.The money they’re offering for our car isn’t close enough to our asking price.
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