work a crowd (to)

work a crowd (to)
 Impress people at a gathering by moving around the room meeting and greeting people.
 ► “Endless Referrals discusses how to work a crowd, practical and sensible follow-up techniques and clever strategically designed promotional pieces.” (Managers Magazine, April 1995, p. 4)

American business jargon. 2014.

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