Definition of 'fold'
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Especially if we folded it away when it was wet and therefore heavier than a mountain? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said the buggy would not fold. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are delighted to welcome him back into the fold. The Sun (2016)Fold the edges of the filo just inside the edges of the dish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There will be no more comfortable meandering with arms folded in the slips. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It turned out we couldn't fold it away when it was wet because the fabric would rot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fold the edges to seal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A generously built man wearing a thick coat and dungarees, he settled into a folding chair and began to wait. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fold forward and if possible reach behind to hold the ankles. The Sun (2014)The road wound up to a town cowering in folds of rock. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It contains fewer sections and folds business coverage inside the news pages. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Plus the front passenger seat folds flat into a table or for long loads. The Sun (2012)Wrap each piece in foil and fold the edges to seal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It brings leaders into the fold and makes them feel included. Christianity Today (2000)Why have you forgotten how to fold the buggy? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sails on one windmill are folded up and point to where the wind had come from. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He sits back confidently and folds his arms behind his head. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Put a folded kitchen cloth in the bottom of a baking tray. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who knew there was a right way to fold socks? Times, Sunday Times (2015) Always fold the mixture slowly to retain as much air as possible. The Sun (2012)Both ladders fold small enough to be easily carried and will fit into a car boot. The Sun (2008)They are shaped liked bicycle saddles and can be folded away to save space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a roomy boot and the rear seats fold down and forward to make lots of space. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Insiders had feared the whole business would fold given the time it has taken to find a buyer. The Sun (2012)This exercise can also be made more difficult by placing the arms folded across the chest or behind the head. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)He is 24 but moved back into the family fold last autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Green chief chose to go on a folding bike. The Sun (2016)The twisting and folding rock will make you wish you'd paid more attention in double geography. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A successful career in advertising and photography followed before he returned to the family fold in the early 1990s. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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