mob

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɒb/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɑb/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mob)


Inflections of 'mob' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
mobs
v 3rd person singular
mobbing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
mobbed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
mobbed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

mob

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [violent, lynch, powerful] mob
  2. an [aggressive, unruly, unscrupulous] mob
  3. a mob of angry [teenagers, fans, protesters, victims]
  4. a mob (of journalists) [gathered, waiting] outside
  5. [confronted, taunted, attacked] by a mob of
  6. the (Chicago, Italian, Russian, Japanese) Mob
  7. was [killed, whacked] by the Mob
  8. the Mob [killed]
  9. borrow money from the Mob
  10. a member of the Mob
  11. owe the Mob a favor
  12. pay the Mob for protection
  13. is [controlled, run, owned, ruled] by the (local) Mob
  14. the crime was [carried out, planned, orchestrated] by the Mob
  15. the killing was [ordered by, blamed on] the Mob
  16. the (local) Mob owns the [restaurant, casino, gas station]
  17. a flash mob [did, performed] a [dance, routine]
  18. a flash mob [in the mall, by the beach, downtown]
v
  1. mobbed the [politician, celebrity, singer, actor]
  2. mobbed by [fans, reporters, journalists]
  3. mobbed [outside her home, on the street, at the airport]
  4. mob the [embassy, consulate, supreme court]
  5. [rioters, protestors, supporters, activists] mobbed the [embassy]
  6. (place) was mobbed by [rioters, journalists, people]
n as adj
  1. mob [rules, crimes, killings]
  2. the mob mentality of [fans, protesters]
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