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    #1

    collocation of "pack"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?

    To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.
    I hid my money in my pack
    Here is a pack of books.
    pack = bundle
    The club will send a free information pack.
    Sol was the leader of the pack.
    leader of the pack = head of the pack
    You have to pack papers into an envelope.
    pack – wrap (up)
    I'll go home and pack.
    Pack me a sandwich.
    Here are a few glasses packed for shipment.
    A knit dress packs well.
    Machines now exist to pack olives in jars.
    Fans packed the stadium.
    They all packed into the auditorium.
    Thousands of people packed into the mosque.
    pack = congregate
    You shall pack, and never more darken my doors again.
    darken someone’s door = come unwanted to someone's home
    Let's better pack today.
    We have to pack ours bags.
    It's going to rain - we'd better pack away our things and go idoors.
    We have to pack clothes into a trunk.
    The harbor was packed with craft.
    I packed everything into a suitcase.
    The book is packed with facts.
    It was a passage packed with meaning.
    People were packed up like sardines.
    It isn't fun to pack along the trail.
    Here is not allowed to pack a gun.
    I had to pack my hat in my hand.
    Sand packs and becomes hard.
    We have to pack a leaking joint of a water-pipe.
    We have to pack on all sail.
    The pirate ship packed a big punch.
    Poor Stella must pack off to town.
    pack off = send someone (or something) away unceremoniously

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    #2

    Exclamation Re: collocation of "pack"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?

    To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation=esp. one to be carried on the back of an animal or a person
    I hid my money in my pack Ok
    Here is a pack of books.OK
    pack = bundle
    The club will send a free information pack. OK
    Sol was the leader of the pack. OK
    leader of the pack = head of the pack
    You have to pack papers into an envelope.= to fill into an envelope
    pack – wrap (up)
    I'll go home and pack. Ok
    Pack me a sandwich for carrying .
    Here are a few glasses packed for shipment.=put safely in packages
    A knit dress packs well. for marketing.
    Machines now exist to pack olives in jars. These are called packing machines.
    Fans packed the stadium. filled the entire space availabe inside.
    They all packed into the auditorium.
    Thousands of people packed into the mosque.
    pack = congregate OK
    You shall pack, and never more darken my doors again.darken someone’s door = come unwanted to someone's home=to cease being a nuisance
    Let's better pack today. and leave the place
    We have to pack ours bags. =to prepare for leaving the place
    It's going to rain - we'd better pack away our things and go idoors.OK
    We have to pack clothes into a trunk.Ok
    The harbor was packed with craft.Ok
    I packed everything into a suitcase.Ok
    The book is packed with facts.full of facts
    It was a passage packed with meaning.OK
    People were packed up like sardines.=there were a large number of people cramped in a small space
    It isn't fun to pack along the trail. No idea
    Here is not allowed to pack a gun.to carry a gun
    I had to pack my hat in my hand. No idea
    Sand packs and becomes hard.
    We have to pack a leaking joint of a water-pipe.
    We have to pack on all sail. No idea
    The pirate ship packed a big punch. = a powerful blow
    Poor Stella must pack off to town. OK
    pack off = send someone (or something) away unceremoniously

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    SKP
    Last edited by sarat_106; 27-Sep-2009 at 15:55.

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