crowd around (someone or something)

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crowd around (someone or something)

To gather around someone or something. The kids all crowded around the teacher for story time. Good luck getting any food with so many people crowding around the buffet!
See also: around, crowd

crowd around someone or something

to flock or swarm around someone or something. The children crowded around the department store Santa, eager for their chance at talking to him. Everyone crowded around the radio to listen.
See also: around, crowd
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Beckham fans crowded around one statue located in New York's Flatiron district, and were invited to take their photo with Becks to win prizes.
It's a little intimidating as I walk into the empty shop, shoes clapping on the wooden floor, to be greeted by four shop workers who are crowded around one of the swish Apple Mac computers.
VALENCIA - In an powerful stand against accusations that their school harbors racists, Valencia High School students crowded around one recent morning to sign a banner promoting ``Viking Unity.
He said: "I have never heard so much laughter on an intensive care ward, nor seen so many visitors and nurses crowded around one bed.