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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References in classic literature ?
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.
As your subconscious mind remembers your WIG and lead measures, you will begin to change your behavior to reach toward the next level.
The deployment of cMEcompete assists the regional council to grow and inspire our members in their efforts toward healthy lifestyles and celebrating journeys as they reach toward their full potential," says Richard Anton, chair of USA Triathlon, Southeast Region.
The common denominator for all of us is our willingness to reach toward one another in camaraderie.
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.
Schwartz's team implanted an array of tiny electrodes in a region of the monkeys' brains called the motor cortex, which controls voluntary movement, to see how patterns of electrical activity in this region associated with the monkeys' desire to reach toward pieces of food.
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.
Perhaps this is the year to teach your garden to reach toward the sky
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.