Can one approaches TO the bank? Approach as a verb vs as a noun
"She approached the bank", "Then he swung round and approached the table [...]".
I've seen that 'approach' as a verb is not customarily followed by 'to'. Can I say that one approaches to the bank or to the table?
As a noun, the Oxford Learner's Dictionary exemplifies: "All the approaches to the palace were guarded by troops." (by the way, why not "by the troops?")
So, can I approach to something/someone?