English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "gather"

The children all gathered around the artist as he painted the pictureWe saw some squirrels gathering acorns to eat.

The children all gathered around the artist as he painted the picture.

Why don't you gather up your stuff while I get the car warmed up?

It has taken a while for the police to gather enough evidence to press charges against the suspect.

The bicycle gathered speed as it rolled down the hill.

You'd better rest, and gather your strength for the hike back.

It's not really a meeting; it's just an informal gathering of people with a common interest in preserving the area for park land.

There is an old expression in English which states that a rolling stone gathers no moss.

There is an Ashanti proverb which says that if you pick up the hen, you can gather all the chicks.

The enormous amounts of information generally gathered in survey research is incomprehensible in raw form.

There is a Vietnamese proverb which states that if you want to gather a lot of knowledge, act as if you are ignorant.

Robert Herrick wrote, Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: and this same flower that smiles to-day, to-morrow will be dying.

Rattlesnakes gather in groups to sleep through the winter, with sometimes up to 1,000 of them together, to keep warm.

In a year's time, bees gather 80,000 tons of pollen in the United States.

In Malaysia, trained monkeys are used to gather coconuts.

Every three years, millions of people gather in India for the largest Hindu festival in the world.

Many animals gather tightly together for defense of the group as a whole.

In Burundi, dancing is considered essential to all family and ceremonial gatherings.

Muslims face towards Mecca when they gather together for prayer.

Psychologists use surveys to sample reported behavior broadly by gathering responses from many different individuals.

A Persian proverb notes that drops that gather one by one finally become a sea.


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