mob


mob
01. The singer was [mobbed] by his fans as he came out of the hotel.
02. The President has been met at every stop by angry [mobs] of protesters.
03. A [mob] of about 20 young people surrounded the tourists and demanded their money.
04. When the policemen tried to break up the beach party, a [mob] of drunks began throwing beer bottles at them.
05. A [mob] of angry protestors began to form around the government building.
06. The Princess is [mobbed] by adoring fans wherever she goes.
07. The killing is believed to have been carried out by the [Mob].
08. Prostitution and gambling are controlled by the [Mob] in this area.
09. Someone once joked that there's no justice like [mob] justice.
10. In 1730, Patrona Halil, following a Turkish defeat by Persia, led a [mob] that replaced the Ottoman sultan Ahmed III with Mahmud I.
11. The cat was [mobbed] by a group of crows when it tried to reach their nest.
12. An English proverb notes that a [mob] has many heads but no brains.
13. Mark Twain once wrote that an army is a [mob]; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass.
14. Oscar Wilde once suggested that there is no necessity to separate the monarch from the [mob]; all authority is equally bad.
15. The [mob] of villagers set fire to the castle where the monster was believed to be hiding.
16. On February 14, 1779, Captain James Cook was killed by a [mob] in Hawaii during his last expedition.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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