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
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
A pack of ragged Portuguese muleteers crowded around us, offering their beasts at half a dollar an hour--more rascality to the stranger, for the market price is sixteen cents.
"The table is a bit crowded around us now and there are a lot of strange results every week in this division but it is still very much in our own hands," he insisted.
When we returned to the state clerk, the entire African-American office staff recognized me from the UPN sitcom I appear on and crowded around us to say congratulations, reaching across the counter to hug us both.