crowd into (something or some place)(redirected from crowding them into)
crowd into (something or some place)
1. To fill into a certain place or area up to or beyond its normal limit, especially in a rough or disorderly manner. We tried to crowd into the lecture hall, but the professor told us it was filled to capacity. Thousands of people crowded into the town square to hear the governor's address.
2. To fill a space with more people than it can reasonably hold or accommodate. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "crowd" and "into." We can't crowd anyone else into the movie theater for health and safety reasons. They crowded us all into the tiny van instead of simply paying for a second one.
See also: crowd
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