crawling with someone/something

crawl with (someone or something)

To be filled or covered with people or things in motion. Ugh, the mall is crawling with teenagers tonight—let's get out of here. We took off running when we realized that the tree stump was crawling with bugs.
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crawling with someone/something

mod. covered with someone or something; alive with someone or something. The place was crawling with police and FBI agents.
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