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Sentences with the verb accosted

13 examples:

I was accosted by a complete stranger at the bus stop.

But in the middle of their walk, they were accosted by a posse of white bar patrons.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Pistorius was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, his family said Tuesday.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Ernest Moyo, 27, was leaving a party in Worthing, Sussex, when he was accosted by the four thugs, demanding his mobile phone.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Technically Incorrect: An Ecuadorian musician with a GoPro on a selfie stick is attending the pope's visit when he is accosted by an alleged sinner.
(CNET News, )

The former daytime TV queen explained that she doesn't have "a lost son," but rather was accosted by a man named Calvin Mitchell whom she "befriended...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

There’s an old joke in sportswriting about the weary scribe rushing back to his hotel after the game, when he is accosted by a working girl in the lobby.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Or maybe it was when she accosted a magazine editor as a teen, trying to get a job – and succeeded, opting to become a reporter instead of going to college....
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Michael Crick was accosted by a member of the audience while he was giving a piece to camera after the London Mayor paused his talk and ordered for someone to interrupt him.
(Daily Mail - News, )

John Lewis assistant Hannah Fryer, 20, from Cheadle, Manchester, was outside a nightclub having a cigarette when she was accosted by the pair who tried to ask her out for a date.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Katharine Hangley said her son Jay (pictured) accidentally turned up the volume while eating breakfast at the Russell Hotel in Royal Tunbridge Wells, when they were accosted by the manager.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Actor Brad Pitt says the "nutter" who accosted him at an LA film premiere will "spoil it for the fans who have waited up all night for an autograph or a selfie" if he continues with his pranks.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Carolyn Capern and her business partner Greg Trujillo were eating breakfast in a Panera bakery in Florida recently, each wearing Google Glasses but actually immersed in their smartphones when they were accosted by an angry stranger.
(CNN - Technology, )

Other sentences

28 examples:

The beggar accosted me for money.

Actress Daniele Watts is accosted and detained by the cops for alleged PDA.
(Tech Times - Arts & Culture, )

Defensive back Darian Dailey was one of two suspects after a bicyclist was accosted at gunpoint in Florida.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

We’ve been desperately trying to un-see the image that accosted our eyes when we glanced at our Twitter feeds at 09.30 this morning.
(The Independent - People, )

For years, Daniel Brühl couldn't walk through the streets of his home town, Berlin, without being accosted by elderly ladies wanting a hug.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Accosted by frigid temperatures and a steady blast of snow, people this winter are devoting a great deal of social media time to the weather.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Technically Incorrect: Accosted by supposed fans in an LA hotel, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick shows remarkable restraint.
(CNET News, )

The "How to Train Your Dragon 2" actress was accosted by infamous prankster Vitalii Sediuk who stuck his head under her skirt at the premiere.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Jess Phillips accosted Seamus Milne in a Westminster canteen over Mr Corbyn's 'dogs of war' who are targeting MPs opposed to the Labour leader.
(Daily Mail - News, )

On Wednesday night, Brad Pitt was accosted at the glitzy premiere of "Maleficent," allegedly by the notorious red-carpet attacker Vitalii Sediuk.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

If you go down to Hampstead Heath today, you may find yourself being accosted by a weird-looking man with a toothy grin, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Los Angeles County social worker who said she was accosted by strangers who threw acid on her has been charged with filing a false police report.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Women have allegedly complained to managers of clubs in Freiburg, southwest Germany, about being fed date-rape drugs and being accosted in toilets.
(Daily Mail - News, )

City police are investigating a sexual assault after a woman was allegedly accosted by a naked man in a northwest Calgary cemetery over the weekend.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Robbie Savage has avoided a driving ban for speeding - because his lawyer argued he would get "accosted" too much if he had to use public transport.
(The Independent - People, )

Police in Rhode Island say they arrested three people outside Taylor Swift's beachfront home after they accosted security guards at the singer's property.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Angelina Jolie says she and Brad Pitt won't tighten their security policies during publicity events after he was accosted on the red carpet in Los Angeles.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

India Chipchase, 20, died in January after she was allegedly 'accosted' by Edward Tenniswood, 52, outside NB's bar in Northampton following a night out with friends.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Jen Anderson Shattuck, from Plymouth, Massachusetts, was outraged when she and her son Roo, three, were 'accosted' by a stranger who asked why he was wearing a tutu.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Two Muslim women were accosted and verbally assaulted on a Toronto subway train on Wednesday night, the TTC said, and anti-Muslim graffiti was found on a GO Transit train.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A Ukrainian TV presenter who accosted Brad Pitt at a Los Angeles film premiere is sentenced to three years probation and ordered to attend a year's psychological counselling.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The "Maleficent" star said in Shanghai that last week's incident in which her partner was accosted by red-carpet prankster Vitalii Sediuk won't change the way the couple handles public events.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation at an upscale nightclub Saturday and later insisted that a businessman accosted him aggressively, according to South African media.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A worker at American Apparel has filed a charge against the Los Angeles apparel marker, alleging that a company security guard "accosted and interrogated" her after she attended a meeting to discuss workplace issues.
(Shan Li in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

He tried to kiss Will Smith in Moscow, attempted to steal Adele's spotlight at the Grammys, dived under America Ferrera's dress at Cannes and now, police say, accosted Brad Pitt on the red carpet of a Hollywood premiere.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A relative and three friends of the bogus sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service say he was among a group of people who accosted two men found with a stolen television and burned them to death in 2003.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Mario Balotelli was accosted by two pitch invaders late in during AC Milan's -1 loss to Manchester City in the International Champions Cup - and even let them snap a selfie with him despite being part of a miserable defeat in Pittsburgh.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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