English version

be crawling with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe crawling with somethingbe crawling with somethingFULLto be completely covered with insects, people etc The floor was crawling with ants. The whole place was crawling with cops. crawl
Examples from the Corpus
be crawling with somethingIt felt like he was crawling with bugs.Despite the heat of the sun, her skin was crawling with goosepimples.My mind was crawling with it all.The place was crawling with kids - bundles, toddlers, nippers, loping adolescents.The building is crawling with people who seem to care less about the job itself than about holding on to it.The apartments were crawling with rats and fleas.But that hotel has been gone for years, and the pools must be crawling with snakes.Lisbon was crawling with spies, and information changed hands for vast amounts of money.And the Internet is crawling with sports fans.
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