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accompanied by

Joined by; presented along with. The slice of pie was accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream. My husband is sick, so I'll be accompanied by my son at the charity auction.
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accompany (one)

1. To travel with someone. This phrase can be used in reference to both people and things. While I enjoy spending time alone, I sometimes wish I had someone to accompany me on vacations. Pete's dog was more than happy to accompany him to the park. My cell phone always accompanies me when I leave the house.
2. To play a musical instrument in support of a featured band or performer. While her little sister played the flute, Sarah accompanied her on the clarinet. Will you accompany me on piano when I sing at the talent show?
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accompany (one) with

To play a musical instrument in support of a featured band or performer. I need someone to accompany me with piano when I sing at the talent show.
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accompanied by something

with something extra to go along with something else; with something to complement something else. Dessert was accompanied by a fine white wine.
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accompany someone on a journey

 
1. [for someone] to go with someone on a trip, journey, adventure, etc. Would you please accompany me on my next trip?
2. [for something] to be brought with someone on a trip, journey, etc. My cameras always accompany me on my travels.
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accompany someone on a musical instrument

to provide complementary instrumental music for someone's musical performance. Sally accompanied the singer on the piano.
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accompany someone with something

to use a particular musical instrument to play music that goes along with someone else's musical performance. She accompanied Mary with her flute.
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Important readings to accompany weekly lectures and discussions were available through the University electronic reserves, which was linked through the course home page.
The Supplemental Agreement to the NATO Status of Forces Agreement (effective 18 January 1974) creates status for civilian contractor "technical experts" who accompany a military force to Germany by providing: "Article 73 Technical experts whose services are required by a force and who in the Federal territory exclusively serve that force either in an advisory capacity in technical matters or for the setting up, cooperation or maintenance of equipment shall be considered to be, and treated as, members of the civilian component.
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