In Shanghai, before getting on the subway, you may wait in long lines for security check.
wait in long lines排长龙
security check 安检
In line 1, you will realize what is rush hour and a sea of people. People usually flock to the subway so that carriages will be full instantly.
早/晚高峰期 morning/evening rush hour
人山人海 people mountain people sea X
a sea of people
huge crowds of people
the sea of humanity ( in a crowd )
In rush hour, you can’t move even just a little tiny inch. Sometimes you will firmly press your face against the door while one of the most annoying things you will see is that there is few people in the middle of the carriage.
1. Excuse me, this is my stop.
2. Sorry I need to get by.
get by: pass sb. / let sb. go 让某人过去
3. Excuse (Scuse me) could I squeeze by?
squeeze: to force sb./sth./yourself into or through a small place
E.g.If you move forward a little, I can squeeze past.
4. Can I get by?/ Can you let me by?