reach toward

reach toward someone or something

to aim one's reach to someone or something. Sam reached toward Walter and took hold of his shoulder. He reached toward the apple but withdrew his hand when he saw it was rotten.
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Then he extended them as far as he could reach toward our travelers and found he could almost touch the Scarecrow--but not quite.
said Nag, lashing up as high as he could reach toward the nest in the thorn-bush.
Kim said its shares could reach toward 3 million won.
In May, Alvarez will attempt to push the process's limits even further for a live installation at Sweden's Gustavsbergs Konsthall, where he'll spend four months building an abstract thread wrapped structure that will reach toward the space's 20-foot ceiling; the designer will improvise the shape as he creates it.
In his conclusion to Catholic Spiritual Practices, co-editor Groome points out the appropriateness of the term "practice" relative to spirituality: "Good prayer practices and spiritual exercises will help to sustain our reach toward fullness of faith, to approximate the holiness of God.
This new branch office complements our existing Northern Virginia offices, offering more convenience to our new and existing clients in Springfield and Annandale and extending our reach toward Alexandria and southern Fairfax County.
Many people reach toward the back of the fresh-produce shelf to find the freshest salad greens with the latest expiration dates.
Many people reach toward the back of the fresh produce shelf to find the freshest salad greens with the latest expiration dates.
It would be difficult to explain why infants who are blind would reach toward specific familiar sounds, those of the presented objects, and not also toward other familiar sounds that surround them.
Preliminary plans for this property, in keeping with the town's character, include ground floor retail facing the waterfront and street with L-shaped wings that reach toward the water.
Girard (Glasgow High School) and Aukshun (Billings West High School) collect activities from the past 30 years of the journal Mathematics Teacher, designed to support teachers as they reach toward the vision of mathematics teaching and learning described in NCTM's Principles and Standards.
1 -- color) Hart High School choir members surround and reach toward Katrina Veldkamp during a practice performance.
In ICNINN III, the contingency of placement is registered visually, in the towers' reach toward the air-conditioning duct, and aurally, by wiring the metal grate to amplify the knocks, pings, and whoosh of ventilation.
This selection of "Activities" from NCTM's Mathematics Teacher journal, whose topics range from slope and volume to nonperiodic tilings and the methods of voting, was chosen to help teachers as they reach toward the vision of mathematics teaching and learning as described in NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.
Bush tried to reach toward the political center by stressing his compassionate conservatism and his encompassing view of Americans of all colors and creeds.