chock-a-block


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chock-a-block

Nautical with the blocks brought close together, as when a tackle is pulled as tight as possible
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"At peak times the car park is chock-a-block with customers, but soon we'll lose all that business and we won't have any left.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 21 ( ANI ): With temperatures rising in the city, Hyderabad has witnessed a surge in diarrhoea cases and hospitals in the city are chock-a-block due to the same.
Storey Arms in the Brecon Beacons was chock-a-block with cars yesterday PETER BOLTER
It was chock-a-block in the steam room as, it being the New Year, quite a few folk had renewed their gym membership.
"Anglesey is chock-a-block with important heritage sites - more than just about anywhere else in the UK," said Neil Johnstone, archaeologist and Menter Mon's heritage officer.
AILYN AGONIA & CATHERINE W GICHUKI DOHA MAJOR roads and streets in Doha were chock-a-block with vehicles on Tuesday as government offices reopened after more than one-week Eid al Fitr holidays.
Summary: Beaches and parks in Fujairah were a chock-a-block with families from other emirates celebrating Eid Al Fitr.
Lindley independent Clr Tony Brice told yesterday's meeting of the council's Huddersfield Planing Sub-committee: "We have no more room in Lindley, the schools are full, the surgery is full and the roads are chock-a-block.
With so many young and tanned lovelies frolicking on the chock-a-block beach it seems that the Antonio Carlos Jobim song could be about almost any of the girls on show.
Two weeks ago I walked down City Road (which is chock-a-block full of takeaways and fast-food businesses) and only came across one bin in a 10-minute walk.