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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of troop.


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  • He made no mistake five minutes later and his powerful header sent the white half of the stadium into raptures and had them singing Mourinho's name long after the Barça fans had trooped dejectedly into the night.

    Barcelona 0-1 Real Madrid | Copa del Rey match report

  • They trooped about as Minerva gave them the grand tour, explaining what she intended to do with furnishings.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • In 1999, I trooped to Washington with a contingent of prosecutors experienced in national-security and violent-crime cases.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Legislating Miranda Rights for Terrorism Cases?

  • It passed the time, at El Canto and here, inside the office, where long days were spent catering to the partners, and vetting the steady parade of prospects who trooped across the leather tiles with their change-the-world ideas, to be granted five million here, ten there, or, most recently, nothing at all.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • One by one, the children trooped to our table and put their apples in front of my son.

    The Unwise War Against Chocolate Milk

  • "Who knows how long it would take through the state because the funds could be cut off," Ms. Pope said, as some fifth-graders from Dunham Elementary School in Petaluma trooped in.

    Parks Turn to Nonprofits for Support

  • At their heels trooped the children of the village and all the village dogs, whooping and yelping with excitement.


  • And Michael followed at the heels of his latest and most terrible master, the twain leading the procession of employees and visiting professional animal men who trooped along behind.


  • Later, large hospitality groups from outside such as Indian Hotels, the Lalit, the Park and Zuri trooped in.

    Kerala: Gateway Of India

  • So at our Brighton Conference last year we trooped in to listen to Sebastian Coe and watched the Chariots of Ming video.

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