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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Today, many group projects, in colleges and elsewhere, have a number of people crowding around one screen as they research or write together.
Staff are still applying the finishing touches to the display before its official unveiling later this week, but that did not deter young and old from crowding around one of the North-East's most enduring Christmas features.