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crouch around

To move around while squatting. A: "Why are you crouching around your office?" B: "Ugh, I lost an earring."
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crouch down

To squat. I crouched down to look for the earring under my desk, but I still couldn't find it.
See also: crouch, down

crouch around

[for people or other creatures] to stoop or squat within an area. Everyone crouched around, hoping the bomb would fall somewhere else. The baboons i crouched around, grooming one another.
See also: around, crouch

crouch down

to stoop or huddle down. Crouch down here, next to me. Suddenly, Tex crouched down and reached for his pistol.
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The district placed Crouch, 35, on paid administrative leave after she was arrested, pending the outcome of her case.
They sentenced Crouch to a 30-day activity requirement as part of a community order.
Crouch, 34, has signed a fresh two-year contract halv to with Stoke, so centrehalves are not going to get it easy any time soon.
As a result, the day Crouch gets into an England squad is when I think he should be in the original 23.
Capello has an important Euro 2012 qualifier in Cardiff against Wales next Saturday and Crouch is hoping to figure prominently in his plans.
AT THE DOUBLE: England sub Peter Crouch celebrates the first of his two goals against Egypt at Wembley last night
Crouch netted two goals in England's 3-0 win over Belarus last month and another goalscoring display would enhance his chances of securing a berth in the World Cup squad.
Crouch was pictured in a nightclub celebrating Tottenham's win over Portsmouth last month and although his club did not have a game for a week, he was in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
Once again it highlighted howmuchmore prolific Crouch is than Emile Heskey.
Defoe and Crouch previously partnered each other while at Portsmouth and have also taken thier understanding on to the international stage with England.
The pressure was on Crouch to deliver and he did not disappoint, grabbing the opener in a victory that edged Fabio Capello's England closer to the finals in South Africa.
Capello said: "We have to play Crouch because he's now the best we have who can play.
PORTSMOUTH'S maiden European voyage may have already been over, but two goals from Peter Crouch ensured they at least bade the Uefa Cup a fond farewell.
PORTSMOUTH are preparing to hold talks with Peter Crouch after Liverpool agreed to sell the England striker to the FA Cup winners.
PORTSMOUTH are confident of tying up a pounds 10million deal for Peter Crouch, despite Liverpool's attempts to offload the England striker to Aston Villa.