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throng

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrongthrong1 /θrɒŋ $ θrɒːŋ/ noun [countable] written 🔊 🔊 CROWDa large group of people in one place syn crowd 🔊 She got lost in the throng.throng of 🔊 a throng of excited spectators
Examples from the Corpus
thronga throng of reportersOn December 22, Don Nicolas Bravo arrived, to be received by a great throng of people.Dressed in town clothes and wraparound shades, they stand out from the throng of tribal dress and ochre bodies.Taking a breath, Calipari smiles and wades into the throng, chatting amiably as he obliges each request.A glimpse of a tall black-haired man on the edge of the throng sent sudden excitement sky-rocketing.This led her to stare straight towards Rupert Green and his companion who still waited on the outskirts of the throng.Corbett did not stay but pushed through the throng of people and walked on.They passed into West Chepe where the throng was greatest.Animals and carts moved along the dusty road with the throng of refugees.The throng greeted Sutter with cheers and applause.She remembered the tea-time throng before the war, when she was ten and working illegally in the Biscuit Factory near Bridgeton.throng ofa throng of reporters
throngthrong2 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive]CROWD if people throng a place, they go there in large numbers 🔊 Tourists thronged the bars and restaurants.2 be thronged with somebody/something→ See Verb table
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throngTens of thousands of fans thronged St Peter's Square to glimpse the pair.In any event, hundreds upon thousands thronged the city.Student protesters thronged the plaza outside the administration building.They throng the streets and mini-timbered buildings of Gumnutland in their hundreds.People thronged to the midnight service, as if the manger were the last way station on earth.At last they reached the village and joined the rest of the crowd as they thronged towards the green in front of the parish church.The streets were thronged with eager men and women rushing here and there as incidents called them.Its steep sides are thronged with Goblin strongholds and its rocky slopes overlay caves and tunnels that are riddled with evil creatures.
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Verb table
throng
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theythrong
I, you, he, she, it, we, theythronged
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Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave thronged
he, she, ithas thronged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad thronged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill throng
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have thronged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam thronging
he, she, itis thronging
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you, we, theyare thronging
Past
I, he, she, itwas thronging
you, we, theywere thronging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been thronging
he, she, ithas been thronging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been thronging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be thronging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been thronging
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