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collect around (someone or something)

To gather around someone or something. The kids collected around the clown to watch him make balloon animals.
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collect on (something)

To request or pursue something that has been offered or promised to one. Remember when you offered to watch the baby? Well, I need to collect on that now. It's time to collect on that debt he owes me.
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collect up

To gather items. A noun or pronoun can be used between "collect" and "up." I need someone to help me collect up all of these donations for the food drive. Collect your toys up—it's time for bed!
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cool, calm, and collected

Calm and composed. I was petrified to take the stage, but Alice was cool, calm, and collected, Practicing meditation has helped me to be cool, calm, and collected in times of trouble.
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collect something up

to gather something up. Collect your things up, and let's go. I collected up all my luggage and left.
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cool, calm, and collected

Cliché [of a person] very calm and poised. James did very well in his TV appearances. He stayed cool, calm, and collected. The bad news didn't seem to distress Jane at all. She remained cool, calm, and collected.
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cool, calm, and collected

Calm and composed, self-possessed. For example, No matter what the board decides, you have to appear cool, calm, and collected in front of the stockholders . This alliterative synonym for cool as a cucumber dates from the late 1800s.
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cool, calm, and collected

mod. cool; unabashed. Albert is almost always cool, calm, and collected.
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From Agriculture only Rs 447 million were collected against the target of Rs 838 million, from Finance (tax) only Rs 3,388 million against Rs 8,759 million and from the Board of Revenue Rs 18 million against a target of Rs 21 million were collected.
Earlier this year I talked to David and Ted who had a different approach to how we could present aggregated data and a few months later Collected was born," says Andreas Thorstensson, developer.
Use the collected data to make a line graph showing the number of koalas for each round.
In the 58 skulls collected between 1999 and 2002, exposure to total PCB compounds and to chlordane (a now-banned insecticide) both correlated with low bone mineral density among younger bears.
collected in the beef cattle barn was identical to that for B.
With respect to these benchmarks, another neglected issue arises in the discussion concerning the analysis of the data collected.
Canada's federal privacy law, which became effective January 1, 2002, extends privacy protection to all personal data regardless of when the data was collected.
The coats collected go to men, women, and children in homeless shelters and battered women centers throughout the city.
Now that you've found your way to the White House and collected all the letters, put them together to spell the answer to this question.
This is the opposite of the concern regarding the information collected and demonstrates one of the dilemmas inherent in new information systems.
Such items have always been collected, Jones notes, but until recently white collectors had a corner on the market.
In psychoanalytic terms you could talk about collected objects as transitional objects or surrogate objects, like the blanket that stands in for the mother's breast.
Passed on June 12, 1991, the Packaging Ordinance requires manufacturers or retailers to "take back" their packaging or ensure that 80 percent of it is collected rather than thrown out.
In 1990, entomologists reported they had isolated the so-called Potosi virus from specimens of Asian tiger mosquitoes collected in Potosi, Mo.