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pour along

1. Of a liquid, to stream or flow quickly along some place or thing in a great volume. Water being sprayed by the riot police mixed with the blood of assaulted protesters as it poured along the gutters of the street. Rainwater poured along the series of chutes that funneled into various collection tanks.
2. Of people, to throng and move quickly along some place or thing. Shoppers poured through the mall's during the two days of extraordinary sales. Every day, tens of thousands of people pour along Main Street as they shop, eat, and make their way to and from work.
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pour along something

to rush along something in great numbers or in a great amount. Hundreds of people poured along the street during the lunch hour. The rainwater poured along the gutter, heading toward the sewer basin.
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References in classic literature ?
It was stated that the people of Walton and Weybridge, and all the district were pouring along the roads Londonward, and that was all.
40 000 m 3 mass movement / installation with leveling technology without compaction (filling / pouring along the fgv lanes) - approx.
As Dingman argues, 'the American public has shown limited taste for the greater debate of climate change, in part because it is mired in conflicting information pouring along the highways and byways of an increasingly networked community'.
Dini said the westbound migratory tarpon started pouring along the coast east of Apalachicola around June 1, with plenty of "Crazy Ivans," a term Dini uses for the resident fish that travel in any direction.
As we chat over an Americano coffee, people are pouring along Broad Street - most of them slowing down to gaze into the eyecatching restaurant.
The Travelodge in Broad Street was cleared of staff and guests after smoke began pouring along a corridor shortly before 8.30pm yesterday.