gang


gang
01. My son went to the party with a [gang] of friends from his hockey team.
02. Los Angeles is experiencing serious problems with violence between [gangs] of youths in the inner city neighborhoods.
03. Police say [gang] members here are seriously involved in the drug trade.
04. A fight between rival [gangs] resulted in the death of two teens over the weekend.
05. There was a big [gang] of kids outside the convenience store, skateboarding in the parking lot.
06. We went to Boston with a [gang] of friends to see the Bruins hockey game.
07. [Gang] violence is increasingly common, with kids attacking someone simply because he is wearing the colors of their rivals.
08. Alexei Sayle once said that people are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle [gangs].
09. A young black youth is in hospital after being attacked by a [gang] of racist skinheads.
10. A [gang] of youths beat an old man almost to death in a local park last weekend.
11. The newspaper always talks about Asian or black [gangs], but never seems to mention crimes as being committed by Caucasian [gangs].
12. A popular tourist guide warns that in Chad, armed [gangs] operate in the southwest near the border with Cameroon, and travel is sometimes unsafe.
13. Rapper Tupac Shakur was murdered in Los Angeles in September of 1996 by a member of a [gang] known as the Cripps.

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  • gang — gang …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Gang — Gang, n. [Icel. gangr a going, gang, akin to AS., D., G., & Dan. gang a going, Goth. gaggs street, way. See {Gang}, v. i.] 1. A going; a course. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A number going in company; hence, a company, or a number of persons… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gang — [ gɑ̃g ] n. m. • 1837 « bande, clan », sens vivant au Québec sous la forme gagne n. f.; repris XXe; mot angl. « équipe » ♦ Bande organisée, association de malfaiteurs (⇒ gangster). Lutte contre les gangs. ⇒ antigang. Chef de gang. ⊗ HOM. Gangue.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gang Jo — (? 1010) was a Goryeo general who served under Emperor Mokjong of Goryeo and Emperor Hyeonjong of Goryeo. General Gang Jo was a general in charge of the Northern border army. Rise to power When scholar official Kim Chi Yang burned the royal… …   Wikipedia

  • gang — GANG, ganguri, s.n. Loc de trecere aflat sub o construcţie, sub boltitura unei case. ♦ Coridor, galerie, culoar. – Din germ. Gang. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GANG s. v. coridor. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • Gang [1] — Gang (hierzu Tafel »Gangbildungen«), in der Geologie und der Bergbaukunde Bezeichnung der mit einer von der Umgebung (Nebengestein) abweichenden Mineral oder Gesteinsmasse erfüllten Spalten oder Klüfte, die das Nebengestein in einer von der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gang [2] — Gang, eine natürliche, mit Mineralstoffen ausgefüllte Gesteinsspalte, also der Gestalt nach plattenförmig und von zwei einander annähernd parallelen Flächen begrenzt. Die den Gang gegen das Nebengestein abgrenzenden Flächen heißen die Salbänder.… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • gang — Adv (nur noch in gang und gäbe üblich) std. phras. Phraseologismus(11. Jh.), mhd. genge, ahd. gangi Stammwort. Aus g. * gang ja Adj. gangbar, imstande zu gehen , auch in anord. gengr Gang , ae. genge, afr. gendze, ganse, ginse; Adjektiv der… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • gang — gang1 [gaŋ] n. [ME, a band or company, orig., a going, journey < OE < base of gangan: see GANG2] 1. a group of people associated together in some way; specif., a) a group of workers directed by a foreman b) an organized group of criminals… …   English World dictionary

  • Gang — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gang est un terme qui renvoie à : Gang, album de Johnny Halliday gang, mot anglais désignant une bande criminelle Voir aussi Gangster Ce document… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gang up on — To make a concerted attack on • • • Main Entry: ↑gang * * * ˌgang ˈup on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they gang up on he/she/it gangs up on …   Useful english dictionary