gather round

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w>gather (a)round

vizusammenkommen; come on, children, gather round!kommt alle her, Kinder!
vi +prep obj they gathered (a)round the firesie versammelten or scharten sich um das Feuer


(ˈgӕðə) verb
1. to (cause to) come together in one place. A crowd of people gathered near the accident.
2. to learn (from what has been seen, heard etc). I gather you are leaving tomorrow.
3. to collect or get. He gathered strawberries from the garden; to gather information.
4. to pull (material) into small folds and stitch together. She gathered the skirt at the waist.
a fold in material, a piece of clothing etc.
ˈgathering noun
a meeting of people. a family gathering.
gather round
to come together around a person, thing etc. Will everyone please gather round?
gather together
to come or bring together, in a group. He gathered his books and papers together.
References in classic literature ?
His wife will tear her cheeks for grief and his children will be fatherless: there will he rot, reddening the earth with his blood, and vultures, not women, will gather round him.
Then heaven sends a fierce lion thither, whereon the jackals fly in terror and the lion robs them of their prey--even so did Trojans many and brave gather round crafty Ulysses, but the hero stood at bay and kept them off with his spear.
cried the boys in a chorus, dropping their shovels and knives to gather round Rose, for a guilty clutching at her ears betrayed her, and with a feeble cry of "Ariadne made me
He is down upon the pavement; and the crowd eagerly gather round him: each new comer, jostling and struggling with the others to catch a glimpse.
I cannot understand how that can be, for in truth to my mind there is no better reading in the world, and I have here two or three of them, with other writings that are the very life, not only of myself but of plenty more; for when it is harvest-time, the reapers flock here on holidays, and there is always one among them who can read and who takes up one of these books, and we gather round him, thirty or more of us, and stay listening to him with a delight that makes our grey hairs grow young again.
In the bitter pang which wrung his heart, he, still too weak to hide his sufferings, was almost on the point of uttering a cry of alarm, and calling his guards to gather round him.
Irene's tooth was very favourably known in the Gardens, where the perambulators used to gather round her to hear whether it had been doing anything to-day, and I would not have grudged David his proprietary pride in it, had he seemed to understand that Irene's one poor little accomplishment, though undeniably showy, was without intellectual merit.
What use have I for friends who only gather round me because I am rich?
They would gather round her in the porch, before and after service; young children would cluster at her skirts; and aged men and women forsake their gossips, to give her kindly greeting.
TEARS roll down her face as family and friends gather round the mum of murdered nursery teacher Sabrina Moss yesterday at the spot where she was shot on her birthday night out.
Retail manager Steve McArthur said: "We already receive a lot of support from residents in North Warwickshire and hope the people of Atherstone with gather round and support us by donating, volunteering and shopping at the new store.
Log-fuelled chimineas, fireplaces and fire pits are economical to run and will quickly create a cosy atmosphere and a great focal point to gather round.