By last Wednesday, after just three days of soliciting donations, he had surged past his goal, collecting $3,650.
Yet somehow, by December, the former House speaker had surged into the lead in Iowa.
Obama split the difference and surged about 30,000 new troops to the country.
Since the recession commenced, young Americans have surged into higher education, and especially into community colleges.
The result: production has fallen to a 10-year low of 2.5 million barrels a day, even as world oil prices have surged.
He stared, fascinated, and tried to trace the rolling course of the waves as they surged toward the bank.
And gone they were, swallowed up in the crowd which surged on all sides of them.
Ah, the desperate joy that surged through his yearning soul at the thought!
Abraham was too wise to betray the anger that surged in his heart.
The crowds that surged through the street hurrying for home and fireside after the day's work were impatient.
late 15c., "fountain, stream," probably from Middle French sourge-, stem of sourdre "to rise, swell," from Latin surgere "to rise," contraction of surrigere "to rise," from sub "up from below" + regere "to keep straight, guide" (see regal). Meaning "high, rolling swell of water" is from 1520s; figurative sense of "excited rising up" (as of feelings) is from 1510s.
1510s, from surge (n.). Related: Surged; surging.