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pack together

To fit multiple people or things into a confined space or container. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pack" and "together." They packed all 20 of us together into a hot, stuffy meeting room to listen to the boss's boring lecture about workplace safety. I don't know how they packed together so many things into one box.
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pack someone or something together

to press or squeeze people or things together. The ushers packed the people together as much as they dared. They packed together all the people standing in the room. They packed the cups together too tightly and some broke.
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The artefacts were either tied or packed together before they ended up in the water.
The upper part is characterized by higher energy sediments with reworked fossils, closely packed together displaying a shift toward shoreface, representing a depositional setting of tidal flat environment.
It has thick, waxy leaves and a cluster of flowers that holds up to 40 individual flowers firmly packed together.
Once down at the start, they are packed together tighter than sardines and then asked to go round in circles.
Empty into the cake tin and press down until the base is tightly packed together. Cool in the fridge for at least 30 mins.
Flossing can be tricky for anyone with braces, veneers or overcrowding (teeth tightly packed together), so it might be worth investing in a Waterpik Cordless Water Flosser, PS54.99, to ensure you your oral hygiene , keep yo tip top.
They also mentioned how closely packed together or widespread individuals are as another factor.
Imagine 1000 of these bulbs closely packed together. It will require innovative new technologies to counter them."
The material is thick and provides a decent cushion when packed together in the safe.
Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap.
The theme of this TVC revolved around a sophisticated phone with upgraded features and beautiful design, all packed together in a very economical price.
This terabit superchannel, composed of five 200 Gb/s wavelengths closely packed together, more than doubled the network's traffic carrying capacity during the trial, demonstrating the scalability and efficiency of CenturyLink's network.
While Meeras has declined to comment on the subject, in a statement issued to the media, UK-based Boxpark -- the firm behind the first pop-up mall using stripped out containers packed together, set up in Shoreditch, London in 2011 -- has filed a claim that Meraas should immediately "desist" from using the same name for its project.
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