accompany (one)

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accompany (one)

1. To travel with one. 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?
See also: accompany

accompany someone on a musical instrument

to provide complementary instrumental music for someone's musical performance. Sally accompanied the singer on the piano.
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes, I was called upon to accompany one or both of the sisters in these visits; and sometimes I was desired to go alone, to fulfil some promise which they had been more ready to make than to perform; to carry some small donation, or read to one who was sick or seriously disposed: and thus I made a few acquaintances among the cottagers; and, occasionally, I went to see them on my own account.
When Nawaz Sharif suggested that the family doctor accompany one of the jail staff to the nearby market and get it photocopied from there and retain a copy with himself, the jail staff assured him, 'Don't worry sir.
And as well as writing and producing tracks for the album, the participants will be given opportunities to design the album cover and create a music video to accompany one of the tracks.
President to accompany one of his guests all the way to the entrance of the White House, as he did Viktor Orbn on this occasion.
"The Filipina suspect used to accompany one of us to help her carry goods from the store during shopping," she testified.
Apart from exercise, Lahbati recommended a birthing ball to accompany one's exercise.
Taylor's Bringers of Hell (9781481483049, $23.00) adds to the Tau Ceti Agenda series with a military story to accompany One Good Soldier, and continues the gripping tale of a war with the alien invaders the Chiata Horde.
The PS15 cigars were invented after a wine company asked Roger to devise a dish to accompany one of their bottles of plonk.
And as well as showing off what they can do with their voices, the children also boasted their talents on guitar, brass and clarinets to accompany one another.
Over a hundred illustrations accompany one of the most in-depth coverages in print, offering a pairing of colorful pictures and fashion observations key to any arts history holding.
Oliver Walker, head of the choir, said: "Our choristers are thrilled to have been given the opportunity to accompany one of the world's greatest singersongwriters.
Son senior has heard a rumour that you have to take a date, and as he won't even look at a girl, never mind accompany one to a disco that clashes with football practice, there really is no contest.
Then, pour a glass of something cold to accompany one of my favourite recipes.
Three professional tutors, or masters, will conduct the workshop; each master will accompany one of the teams in an intense five-day personalized hands-on training.
Gripping reports take the reader for a spin around the race track, offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the development of the new 911 or the ultra-modern and environmentally friendly paint shop at the main plant in Zuffenhausen and accompany one of Porsche's most successful dealers in the USA.