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    collocations of "fold"

    Dear teachers,

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

    You have to fold a letter, before putting it in an envelope.
    fold = to bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part
    The windows shutters folded back.
    The band folded in December 1966.
    The business finally folded up last week.
    fold = collapse, fail, falter
    The hills were folded in mist.
    fold = envelop
    She folded the newspaper into a hat.
    The bed folds up into a recess in the wall.
    Leaps over the fence with ease into the fold.
    fold = an enclosure for sheep
    There shall be one fold and one shepherd.
    The very whitest lamb in all my fold.
    fold = a flock of sheep;
    The flowing folds of language.
    When blown, these bellows form two, three, or more folds.
    Here is a curtain that falls in perfect folds.
    fold = a part that has been folded over or against another
    Both coincide with the fold of the paper.
    He rejoined the fold after his youthful escapades.
    The awakened prodigal son returned to the fold.
    His family received him back into the fold.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: collocations of "fold"

    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?

    You have to fold a letter, before putting it in an envelope. OK
    fold = to bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part
    The window (s) shutters(or of the window) folded back. I think either window shutters or shutters of the window are correct
    The band folded in December 1966. OK
    The business finally folded up last week. OK
    fold = collapse, fail, falter
    The hills were folded in mist.
    fold = envelop
    She folded the newspaper into a hat.OK, to bring into a compact form
    The bed folds up into a recess in the wall.
    Leaps over the fence with ease into the fold. Ok
    fold = an enclosure for sheep
    There shall be one fold and one shepherd. Ok
    The very whitest lamb in all my fold.
    fold = a flock of sheep;
    The flowing folds of language.
    When blown, these bellows form two, three, or more folds. OK
    Here is a curtain that falls in perfect folds.OK
    fold = a part that has been folded over or against another= make a crease folding
    Both coincide with the fold of the paper. OK
    He rejoined the fold after his youthful escapades. Ok
    The awakened prodigal son returned to the fold. OK come to his senses to lead a better life.
    His family received him back into the fold. OK accepted as a member of the family.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    SKP
    Last edited by sarat_106; 01-Oct-2009 at 10:22.

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