I gather up my laptop and toss the mess of gum wrappers and chewed spearmint globs into the trash can.
Why not go straight in by the lower route, and gather up the women, and carry 'em out, and make a bolt for it?
I stooped to gather up the cloak which had slipped from her shoulders as she advanced.
Theresa put her little sister down, and rolling back the sleeves of her pink waist, began to gather up the dishes.
He turned to gather up the tapes, and his voice was apologetic.
With a shiver they hurl upon his harvests a tide of rocks; they have but to gather up a storm in order to drown him like an ant.
She smiled involuntarily as she stooped to gather up the token.
True, she might in time have found threads to gather up in her own home.
Elsa shrugged her shoulders and began to gather up the dishes.
On such an occasion, if the parent is allowed an opportunity, she will gather up the young and hunt cover.
Old English gadrian, gædrian "unite, agree, assemble; gather, collect, store up," used of flowers, thoughts, persons; from Proto-Germanic *gadurojan "bring together, unite" (cf. Old English gæd "fellowship, companionship," gædeling "companion;" Middle Low German gadderen; Old Frisian gaderia; Dutch gaderen "to gather," gade "spouse;" German Gatte "husband;" Gothic gadiliggs), from PIE *ghedh- "to unite, join" (see good (adj.). Change of spelling from -d- to -th- is 1500s, reflecting earlier change in pronunciation. Related: Gathered; gathering.