at the approach of
- 英[æt ðə əˈproʊtʃ ɔv]
- 美[æt ði əˈprəʊtʃ ʌv]
At the approach of cold weather, the troops were unable to keep holding the field.
He always plucked up at the approach of danger.
The snow melted away at the approach of noon.
At the approach of the evening the herdsman come to feed his cattle.