French translation of 'droves'
droves of people
une foule de gensin droves (= in large numbers)
⇒ They came in droves.
Ils sont venus en nombre.
Example Sentences Including 'droves'
It would bring the crowds into Steeple Fritton in droves and, more importantly, keep them coming back over and over again.TICKLED PINK (2002)
This used to be a peaceful stretch of coast; now young people were dying in droves , and the police are powerless; blah, blah, blah.A Means to Evil
The coming Coronation was not bringing in the eager droves she had envisioned during the past week.Man's Loving Family
Trends of 'droves'
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past tense of verb
- of drive
Example Sentences Including 'drove'
He got the Mercedes out of the garage and they drove down the North Shore to Lindfield.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
He walked off without a backward glance, got into his car and drove away into his colourless world.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Clearly the particular necromancer who drove them had no shortage of Gore Crows.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'droves' in Other Languages
Translation of droves from the Collins English to French Dictionary