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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."
See also: around, crouch
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I then saw people running to the east of the restaurant and I saw a couple of people, about 30 yards down the road, crouching around what looked like someone on the ground and they were calling for assistance.
"I then saw people running to the east of the restaurant and I saw a couple of people about 30 yards down the road crouching around what looked like someone on the ground and they were calling for assistance.
The draw for each round took place on a Monday lunchtime and I can vividly remember a group of us crouching around a teacher's car radio to listen to the live radio coverage of the balls being drawn out of the bag.
Villagers are seen crouching around the object, floating innocently in a water-filled bucket.