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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Before long quite a crowd had collected around us, particularly when I made the first of my broadcasts, a contribution to the breakfast time news.