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01. We [wrapped] her present in beautiful blue paper, and put a bow on top.
02. The [wrapping] on the present for my niece was really cute, with pictures of young animals with their mothers.
03. He cut his hand making supper, so we [wrapped] it up in a towel, and took him to the hospital.
04. My son came into the living room while we were [wrapping] Christmas presents, but luckily he didn't see anything.
05. In my country, people often just [wrap] their lunches in a napkin to take to school.
06. She [wrapped] her arms around him, and gave him a big kiss.
07. Don't wreck that lovely [wrapping] when you're opening your present; we can re-use it.
08. There is a French proverb which suggests that women believe the strangest of lies as long as they are [wrapped] up in praise.
09. The toes of Egyptian mummies are [wrapped] individually.
10. A constrictor is a snake that kills its prey by [wrapping] a loop of its body around the prey, and squeezing it to death.
11. According to recent research, the average American household [wraps] 30 Christmas gifts each year.
12. There is a Cambodian proverb which states that the rich should take care of the poor, like a skirt that [wraps] the body.
13. The bandages used to [wrap] Egyptian mummies were generally about 250 yards in length.
14. Bananas were officially introduced to the American public at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition. Each banana was [wrapped] in foil and sold for 10 cents.
15. This salad bar serves a really good refried bean [wrap].
16. I'm not very hungry, so I think I'll just have a spicy chicken [wrap] for lunch.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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