UNFOLD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNFOLD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
unfold
 v.  extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
Classic Sentence: (86 in 6 pages)
1  I am not putting the thoughts into his head, but helping him unfold those already there.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
2  To you two, therefore, will I unfold the truth as it shall be.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
3  I must now mention a circumstance which I would wish to forget myself, and which no obligation less than the present should induce me to unfold to any human being.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
4  She had no idea of reading the letters; even to unfold Mrs. Haffen's dirty newspaper would have seemed degrading.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
5  She produced the roll of sketches and started to unfold them.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
6  Here, also, in summer, various brilliant annuals, such as marigolds, petunias, four-o'clocks, found an indulgent corner in which to unfold their splendors, and were the delight and pride of Aunt Chloe's heart.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  The nations of Italy and the wars to come, and the fashion whereby every toil may be avoided or endured, she shall unfold to thee, and grant her worshipper prosperous passage.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
8  Now I will unfold what I doubtfully advise and purpose, and with your attention instruct you of it in brief.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
9  Let me unfold this hard saying in all sincerity: and do thou drink it into thy soul.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
10  The dull light fell more faintly upon the page whereon another equation began to unfold itself slowly and to spread abroad its widening tail.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  I shall entreat two others, two that you know not as yet; and I shall be ready to all our work show and our plans unfold.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  By dint of staring, something vaguely striking in such an agony began to assume form and outline at his feet, as though it had been a power of glance which made the thing desired unfold.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
13  Let us unfold them first, and then pass on to the private plans which perhaps had not less influence upon his Eminence than the others.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
14  And he proceeded to unfold his own scheme of emancipation by means of which these drawbacks might have been avoided.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 27
15  The host unfolded it eagerly, like a person who is expecting a reply.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
Example Sentence:
1  At last it tried to unfold its arms, and took the hookah out of its mouth again.
2  Like a lot of people, I've watched the events of the last few days unfold on TV.
3  One day, however, as she put away her account-book and unfolded her embroidery, she suddenly took her up thus -- "Georgiana, a more vain and absurd animal than you was certainly never allowed to cumber the earth."
4  As the story unfolded throughout the past week, I experienced the gamut of emotions: shock, anger, sadness, disgust, confusion.
5  A powerful human drama was unfolding before our eyes.
6  The enchanting scenery of the West Lake unfolds before our eyes.
7  The garden chair unfolds to make a camp - bed.
8  We discover that Jack isn't as innocent as he seems, as the plot unfolds.