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stampede in(to some place)

[for a crowd of people or other creatures] to move rapidly into a place, as if in panic. The shoppers stampeded into the store the minute the doors opened. The doors opened and the shoppers stampeded in.
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stampede out of

some place [for a crowd of people or other creatures] to move rapidly out of a place, as if in panic. The patrons stampeded out of the smoky theater. The cattle stampeded out of the corral.
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stampede someone or something into something

to cause people or other creatures to move rapidly into a place, in panic or as if in panic. The loud noises stampeded the crowd into the parking lot across from the stadium. The cowboys stampeded the cattle into the corral.
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On July 28, 1997, Stampeder announced that it had entered into an agreement with Gulf Canada Resources Limited pursuant to which Gulf will make a friendly take-over bid for all of the common shares of Stampeder on the basis of 0.
Stampeder spent approximately $43,611,000 on exploration and development in the first quarter of 1997, including expenditures related to the drilling of 70 (53.
Stampeder continued to maintain its oil focus in 1996 with crude oil contributing 77 percent of its average daily production.
Effective October 1, 1996, StampGas joined with Stampeder's oil marketing arm, StampOil, to become Stampeder Energy, a division of Stampeder.
In particular, how much self-deception did the stampeders (and my six subjects) employ?
Liske played 12 years in the Canadian and National Football Leagues as quarterback, with teams such as the New York Jets, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles and Calgary Stampeders.
McClanahan's football history includes playing for the WSU Cougars (where he played in the 1992 Apple Cup "Snowbowl"), the Dallas Cowboys, the Amsterdam Admirals and the Calgary Stampeders.
The steep slopes of the Chilkoot Trail were impossible for pack animals to navigate, so stampeders had to carry everything on their backs, leaving food and equipment in caches along the way, then shuttling back and forth for the better part of three months.
GRID IRON: Former Scottish Claymore Ken Simonton, 27, is to come out of retirement to play in the Canadian Football League for Calgary Stampeders.
Grootegoed was with the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders this season.
In 1948, he became the first Chinese Canadian to play in the Canadian Football League, where he won four Grey Cups, one with the Calgary Stampeders and three with the Edmonton Eskimos.
How did the stampeders themselves understand their gold rush experiences?
Mitchell, QC, gave us sport figures from the Olympics, Hall of Fame and recipients of the Order of Canada: Stu Hart (wrestling), Jim Gladstone (rodeo), Ken Read (alpine skiing), Diane Jones Konihowski (track & field), Normie Kwong (football and hockey), Bob Wiley (golf), George "Bulldog" Hansen, a great center from the Calgary Stampeders football team and Fran Huck, a member of the 1968 Canada Hockey Team It was an entertaining evening, but with a serious message about the future of sports in Canada.