fold one's arms

fold one's arms bring one's arms together and cross them over one's chest.
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  • fold one's arms — bring one s arms together and cross them over one s chest. → fold …   English new terms dictionary

  • fold one's arms — bring one s arms together and cross them over one s chest …   Useful english dictionary

  • fold — Ⅰ. fold [1] ► VERB 1) bend (something) over on itself so that one part of it covers another. 2) (often as adj. folding) be able to be folded into a flatter shape. 3) use (a soft or flexible material) to cover or wrap something in. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • fold — fold1 foldable, adj. /fohld/, v.t. 1. to bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself. 2. to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together (often fol. by up): to fold up a map; to fold one s legs under oneself. 3. to bring (the… …   Universalium

  • fold — I. /foʊld / (say fohld) verb (t) 1. to double or bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself. 2. to bring together (the arms, hands, legs, etc.) with one round another: to fold one s arms on one s chest. 3. to bring (the wings) close to the body,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fold — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. a bend or close (a flexible thing) over upon itself. b (foll. by back, over, down) bend a part of (a flexible thing) in the manner specified (fold down the flap). 2 intr. become or be able to be folded. 3 tr. (foll. by away,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fold — fold1 verb 1》 bend (something) over on itself so that one part of it covers another.     ↘[often as adjective folding] be able to be folded into a flatter shape.     ↘Geology cause (rock strata) to undergo bending or curvature.     ↘Biochemistry… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fold — fold1 [fəuld US fould] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(bend)¦ 2¦(smaller/neater)¦ 3¦(furniture etc)¦ 4 fold your arms 5¦(business)¦ 6¦(cover)¦ 7 fold somebody in your arms Phrasal verbs  fold something<=>in ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fold — 1 verb 1 BEND (T) to bend a piece of paper, cloth etc by laying or pressing one part over another: Fold the paper along the dotted line. | fold sth in two/half: The woman folded the tickets in two and tore them in half. 2 MAKE STH SMALLER/NEATER… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fold — I [[t]foʊld[/t]] v. t. 1) to bend (cloth, paper, etc.) over upon itself 2) to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together: to fold up a map[/ex] 3) to bring together and intertwine or cross: He folded his arms on his chest[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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