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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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The official delegation accompanying the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques includes Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, other ministers and senior officials.
CM KP making his position clear said that one of the reasons that the convey accompanying Khan became so huge was that some MPAs and Speaker KP came in their own vehicles.
Following their arrival, Hassabo and the accompanying delegation held meetings with the security committee, the government, the military, the security and Police forces of North Darfur State.
Furthermore, the leave is granted to an employee to accompany a non-relatives patient in the absence of accompanying relative, after the approval of the Civil Service Bureau (CSB), also this leave is granted to the employee to accompany a sickrelative of his first-class once the physician decide that the patient needs accompany during the treatment in the Kingdom for a period not exceeding seven days continuous or non-continuous in a year and after the approval of the concern medical authority and in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Bureau.
Nijaifi and the delegation accompanying him arrived in Riyadh on Saturday evening to offer their condolences on the death of Emir Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz.
ANKARA, Oct 26, 2009 (TUR) -- Chairperson of the Polish-Turkish Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group, Tadeusz Iwinski, and an accompanying delegation will visit Turkey between October 26 and 30.
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