The man was accosted by police officers very shortly after he was seen shoplifting.
accosted by silly airport survey people.
People even accosted Williams in the street to protest.
I was accosted multiple times by people pleading for concert tickets within a few blocks of the venue.
Tina, a petite young woman, was terrified and confused when the large man accosted her late at night.
accosted by a policeman.
As she neared the corner to the hallway that led to their room, Dulce's angry voice accosted her ears.
accosted by an unidentified person asking who she was and claiming to be security.
accosted passers-by with jokes and, mostly without request, received money.
The writer immediately accosted the seamen about the state of the ship.
I was once accosted and grilled by the (constantly patrolling) security guards just for taking pictures!
to have him legally disinherited; but without waiting for the documents to be drawn up, Francis cast off his clothes and gave them back to his father, declaring that now he had better reason to say "Our Father which art in heaven," and having received a cloak from the bishop, he went off into the woods of Mount Subasio singing a French song; some brigands accosted him and he told them he was the herald of the great king (1206) .
One farmer recently witnessed a Sparrowhawk take a Fieldfare and was then accosted on the ground by a Buzzard which then stole the prey.
accosted by a rather angry man whilst having a drink in a Los Angeles bar.
accosted by an American lady (slightly inebriated I think!
accosted in the street while returning from baths; afterward VVs were given lictors.
In Addis Ababa, girls and boys cited examples of girls being accosted on the way to or from school by young male delinquents.
one occasion Marcion endeavoured to establish relations with him and accosted him with the words, "Recognize us."
Whilst trying to work out the clue, I was accosted by a rotund gentleman who asked what I was doing.
I was accosted multiple times by people pleading for concert tickets within a few blocks of thevenue.
accosted by a middle-aged woman in the Bible Belt.
I was accosted multiple times by peoplepleadingfor concert tickets within a few blocks of the venue.
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