English version

like weeds

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlike weedslike weedsin large numbers Cars clogged the roads like weeds. weed
Examples from the Corpus
like weedsStill, development had sprung up around the edges, like weeds encroaching on a garden.The eggplants flourished, and the next spring more of them popped up all over the garden like weeds.Cars were suffocating the roads like weeds.Flavor-of-the-month or program-du-jour comments crop up like weeds.Aerials sprout up like weeds on the roof.
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