flock


flock
01. A wolf killed three of the sheep in our [flock] before we shot it.
02. A huge [flock] of geese flew over us, honking loudly.
03. A young shepherd was tending his [flock] of sheep near where we were hiking.
04. Thousands of people [flock] to the beaches of the Riviera every year.
05. The [flock] was led by a large male sheep with a bell around its neck.
06. The dog rounded up the [flock] of sheep and herded them into the barn.
07. The movie "Babe" tells the story of a little pig which learns to take care of a [flock] of sheep.
08. A [flock] of pigeons numbering in the thousands flew over the city.
09. An old proverb notes that birds of a feather [flock] together.
10. Thousands of tourists [flock] to the city each year to attend the festival.
11. I was awakened in the morning by a [flock] of seagulls making noise outside my window.
12. When [flocks] of crows graze in a field, lookouts are posted to watch for approaching danger.
13. The pilot had to swerve the airplane to avoid a [flock] of geese.
14. Every June, thousands of New Age sun worshippers [flock] to Stonehenge for the summer solstice.
15. A German proverb notes that the more shepherds there are, the worse the [flocks] are watched.
16. A Senegalese proverb observes that all birds will [flock] to a fruitful tree.
17. A Polish proverb observes that an eagle flies alone, but sheep [flock] together.
18. Mark Twain once stated that a group of men in evening clothes looks like a [flock] of crows, and is just about as inspiring.
19. Joseph Goebbels once wrote, "We do not come as friends, nor even as neutrals. We come as enemies. As the wolf bursts into the [flock], so we come."
20. John Gay once remarked that lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or [flocks]. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one.

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