The GPs crisis leapt up to bite us when A&Es became thronged with people unable to get an appointment. The Sun (2016)But the broker turns and joins the throng. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The crowd that thronged the boundaries reflected that. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To the people who thronged the streets of the darkened town these were moments of intense excitement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The great mobs which had thronged the streets during the night had vanished. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)All three places were thronged with hearers. Christianity Today (2000)So many youngsters thronged the street in their party finery. The Sun (2008)Delighted locals thronged the streets and waved flags to honour the men and women. The Sun (2008)Guards had to be assigned to hold back the crowds that thronged to watch and shout insults at the condemned. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)It turned out instead that the throng had assembled to praise, not to bury him. The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993)It is only a matter of time before one of the Wags joins the unhappy throng. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The streets thronged with people, but no one looked on his face and ran from him. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)Soon afterwards, the police melted away and people thronged the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How we had found each other in this throng of 250,000 people was inexplicable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And no people will throng the streets because councils won't be able to afford the insurance premiums. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I knelt down and crawled at great speed through the legs of the assembled throng. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The hall was packed, and the assembled throng were clapping along to a drum and dance spectacular on stage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They join a growing throng. The Sun (2008)What was dignified became chaotic as the crowds thronged towards them, trying to catch a glimpse and take photographs on phones and cameras. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The place was thronged, giddy, loud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most petitioners alight, Joining a throng as ethnically diverse as the country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At a wedding, the assembled throng is there to bear witness to two people's choice to join their lives together. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， throng 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: throng NOUN
A throng is a large crowd of people.
An official pushed through the throng.
英式英语: throng VERB
When people throng somewhere, they go there in great numbers.
The crowds thronged into the mall.
throng 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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