Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

stream in

stream in
Meaning(s)
1) come in quickly or all at one time
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • offers/bids/complaints came streaming in
  • Analysis

    'Stream in' is an idiomatic expression which means to run, pour or flow into a a place - like water running in a river. This expression is usually used to talk about gases or liquids or the movement of people through space.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. Following the singer's amazing television performance, the recording offers came streaming in.
    2. As soon as I launched the new product, orders started to stream in.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. When the final item was revealed at the auction, the bids just streamed in and the auctioneers made a fortune!
    2. If we promote this product correctly, our profits should just start streaming in.
    3. The new product kept malfunctioning, so the complaints started streaming in from day one.
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