in droves

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in droves ‎(not comparable)

  1. In large numbers, or great crowds.
    • 2002 October 31, Owen Gibson, “TV audiences desert news in droves”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Viewers are switching off news and current affairs programmes in droves with shows such as Panorama, Tonight with Trevor McDonald and even Watchdog failing to connect with audiences, a new report claims.