v. unwrap; unfold; remove the contents of
I unpack the presents at birthday party.
Sentence in Classic:
It has become known that we have never had occasion to unpack the money, and that it is still lying in our cellar.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Sir John and I will unpack the hampers, here where the grass is burnt, where we had the picnic last year.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
She ordered supper to be brought, herself unpacked their things, and herself helped to make the beds, and did not even forget to sprinkle them with Persian powder.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He promised me the sight of a capital gun he is just going to send off; said he would keep it unpacked to the last possible moment, that I might see it; and if I do not turn back now, I have no chance.
For a day or two we were busily employed in unpacking and laying out our property to the best advantage.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If anything came out at all, it would be such a vast unpacking of accumulated moral rags as left him, after his visitor had gone, with the feeling that he must fling open the windows and have his room swept out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context