thick on the ground


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thick on the ground

In vast numbers or a large amount. With accusations of impropriety thick on the ground, the CEO announced his immediate resignation from the company. Though supporters of the fringe movement are not thick on the ground, they have been very vocal in their demonstrations.
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thick on the ground

BRITISH
If people or things are thick on the ground, there are a lot of them. As buyers are not thick on the ground at the moment, this could be a good time to get a good deal. Jobs are not exactly thick on the ground in these parts.
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thick (or thin) on the ground

existing (or not existing) in large numbers or amounts.
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thick/thin on the ˈground

(British English) if people or things are thick/thin on the ground, there are a lot/not many of them in a place: Customers are thin on the ground at this time of year.Good science teachers are thin on the ground.
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