flock around (someone or something)

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flock around (someone or something)

To gather around someone or something in large numbers. A: "Why is there such a big crowd outside?" B: "Oh, people must be flocking around the hunky actor that just left the restaurant."
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flock around someone or something

to crowd around someone or something. All the children will flock around the magician to see how the tricks are performed. The guests flocked around the birthday cake.
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An increase of almost 100 entries on the year brought overall sheep numbers to 2,128, ensuring another busy day on the Friday of the Royal Highland Show, with spectators particularly flocking around the Texel and Beltex rings.
Neighbors are increasing flocking around the site to take pictures and selfies, reports said. 
Any other party, group or organisation would, of course, be bending over backwards to both welcome and accommodate such an influx of new talent and enthusiasm, not hobbling them nor demonising them en masse as "entryists" ie not the kind of people we want, when one only has to look at the crowds of normal ordinary folk flocking around Corbyn at his various meetings to know these accusations are without any real substance whilst, of course, there will always be a few "strangers" as anyone who has ever called a public meeting automatically knows.
Anish told 7DAYS how his wife looked out the window and saw Aster lying on the ground crying with people flocking around her.
It is widely believed that when Sushma Swaraj worked as the information and broadcasting minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, all newspaper barons and owners of television channels were seen flocking around Kaushal.
"Do you know that this Lady Eagle cant stay inside the court to watch a game without fans flocking around her for photos and autograph.
In her later years, she could be found organizing day trips to Twin Rivers Casino in Rhode Island.She also enjoyed gardening in her backyard and watching the birds flocking around one of her many birdfeeders.
The top of the crops singer, 26, had celeb pals flocking around to plant kisses and cuddle up for the cameras on the red carpet at the Met Gala in New York City.
A huge rotating windchime at the Palette Art Gallery Booth had the last minute IAF visitors flocking around. Kerala- born artist Gigi Scaria's metallic floating city Windchime analyses urban architecture that causes displacement in slums and other poor city areas.
Upon hearing the news people started flocking around 8:30 pm Friday to submit applications for assistance a 400 such applications have been received by midnight.
You won't find crowds of automotive enthusiasts flocking around it if you park up in the supermarket car park but it has a simple elegance that's endearing.
You won't find crowds of automotive enthusiasts flocking around it if you leave it in the supermarket car park, but it has a simple elegance that's endearing.
YourStars WITH CLAIRE PETULENGRO Don't allow the bad influences flocking around you to lead you astray; you'll be angrier with yourself than those watching, as I think you well know.
Airport police were alerted by the crowds flocking around him and intervened for his own sake to escort him to safety.