Definition of 'unfold'
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The great, unfolding story that we are all a part of. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Listening to his story unfold, it strikes you it was probably a bit of both. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like those games, the story unfolds as you make your way through the game. The Sun (2016)It is a crisis unfolding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only 2,000 tents are in place to meet them, underlining fears that a fresh humanitarian crisis could unfold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stand back and allow destiny's exquisite plan to unfold, in ways as elegant as they are unexpected. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The story she unfolds is both biography and intellectual parable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But what of the drama that unfolds behind the scenes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Zimbabwe is a tragedy unfolding before our very eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would be an indisputable pleasure to watch the unfolding drama. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The difference between them consists in the way the drama unfolds. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)All the action unfolds in close domestic quarters. Christianity Today (2000)The situation is economically unfolded in the first minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now consider the horror story unfolding in the official construction numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Catch all the drama as it unfolds tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Similar situations unfolded in the third quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can any good come out of this unfolding tragedy? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is prudent we pause further reductions while the current situation is unfolding. The Sun (2008)The drawing at the bottom of this page hints at the drama that was unfolding inside the stadium. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Millions who otherwise take no interest in either horseracing or gambling will bet on and watch the action unfold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The nation had a sense of a crisis unfolding and now has a sense of a government getting a grip. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They little dreamt that such a scene would unfold in Aachen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sombre build-up belied the way the game unfolded. The Sun (2015)Unknown to most of us, a crisis is unfolding in our oceans. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a spy story that unfolds slowly and demands concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Talking of airports, a tragic scene unfolded prior to our flight out. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The action unfolds over two episodes on BBC1 tonight. The Sun (2012)A plausible narrative could have unfolded in this way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Things unfolded quickly from there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some of the wounded, soaked in blood, were seen being ferried out of the building in shopping trolleys as a hostage crisis quickly unfolded. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'unfold'
British English: unfold VERB
If a situation unfolds, it develops and becomes known or understood.
The outcome depends on conditions as well as how events unfold.
Definition of unfold from the Collins English Dictionary
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