collect around (someone or something)

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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 around someone or something

to gather around someone or something; to accumulate around someone or something. The guests collected around the table that held the birthday cake. The children collected around the birthday boy.
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Summary: ABU DHABI -- Over 50 students from Khadija Al Kubra School in Abu Dhabi collected around one tonne of waste from Lulu Island in a massive clean-up campaign carried out in cooperation with the Centre of Waste Management -- Abu Dhabi and the Critical National Infrastructure Authority recently.
Collected around one of the tables--our makeshift altar--in the dining room of Cedar Woods are six Catholic residents, a menagerie of delicate creatures in their wheelchairs locked in place, along with Therese and me.