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gatecrasher

One who attends an event, such as a concert, sports match, or party, without being invited or paying to get in. I don't mind gatecrashers coming to my parties, so long as they behave themselves. Due to the popularity of the show—and the limited amount of tickets—extra security was hired to keep any gatecrashers out of the concert.
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One can only hope that in future our gate-crashers will have the courtesy to buy tickets, but in the meantime we will learn from our mistakes.
She watches the techniques used by more experienced gate-crashers, like pretending to be blind, but at the last moment her courage fails and she's caught.
BANGOR City's end-of-season festivities were ruined by party gate-crashers, Carmarthen Town.
Like a tornado or an earthquake, death is one of the last big remaining gate-crashers of a scheduled life.
Tara becomes a billionaire's wife, living in a gated community in Silicon Valley (gates and gate-crashers are a leitmotif of the novel).
The epic absurdity of Woodstock II, the way stage announcements from the original were repeated, the Gestapo-into-Keystone Kops security system, the garishly displayed sponsor pods and the cosmic similarities (the rain, the gate-crashers, the births, the bad acid, the tower climbers) managed to leave a grotesquely mutated imprint.
However, we still caught a number of gate-crashers who tried their best--or worst, since we caught them--to duplicate credentials.
We're the gate-crashers right now in the Final Four.
HUNDREDS of drunken gate-crashers wrecked a PS1million home after a teenager's party was advertised on the internet.
The Assistant County Commissioner told the Newcastle Scouting Association Annual Meeting: "I have received reports of gate-crashers in the Bob-a-Job scheme.
I'm not telling you where it is though - I agree with Basingstoke and Deane Council's decision to keep the locations of street parties secret for fear of gate-crashers turningupand nicking all the booze.
Beyond that, gate-crashers like Downing and Lennon come into the picture.
The university chancellor at the time was appalled; he said the kids were merely an errant band of gate-crashers.
15, and England were made to look like gate-crashers at a private Parisian party.
WASHINGTON -- Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan announced his retirement Friday, bringing to a close a turbulent period for the law enforcement agency that included a South American prostitution scandal and a pair of White House gate-crashers.