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Word of the Day: Fold

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fold idiom

Today's cartoon is based on two meanings of fold.

1 - When you fold a blanket, paper or cloth you bend it so that one part of it lies flat on top of another part.

"Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to make designs without cutting the paper."

"Fold up the clothes and put them away."

2 - When a business folds, it goes bankrupt; it fails and is unable to continue.

"Many small businesses fold within the first year."

"After losing so much money, they had to fold the company."