Meaning of BUNDLE in English

BUNDLE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bundle/pile of laundry

a pile of laundry waiting to be put away

be a bag/bundle of nerves (= to feel extremely nervous or worried )

I was a bag of nerves during the interview.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

little

Then she remembered Kev's little bundle of newspaper cuttings, and she turned to Bri with a kiss.

Not just discrete little bundles of inert information but a system of stronger and weaker connections between different knowledge areas.

Except the little bundle of Papers folded together under his pillow. 6.45 a.m.

Speaking of strains, he was finding it was just that to get three little bundles of blonde mischief settled.

small

My peeling, sunburnt nose resembles a small bundle of rags.

We did not have much to carry, only small bundles of clothes.

John Gittings investigates Lost and found A small bundle in a blanket is whisked through the orphanage gates.

Jimmy sat next to her, the small bundle containing all his possessions on his lap.

The captain read the funeral service and the first mate raised the plank and tipped the small bundle into the water.

Fold the hat into a small bundle and put it inside the cracker.

His task was made easier by the fact that the papers were clipped together in small bundles .

■ VERB

carry

The boy carries the bundle off the rock, the two men accompany him.

Children, also, carrying their bundles and striving in vain to keep up with their seniors.

Just before dawn Sikes entered the room, carrying a bundle which contained the results of his night's work.

A woman carried a huge bundle of lopped tree on her head.

She carried a bundle in her arms.

They were carrying a glittering bundle which, on closer inspection, proved to be a four-year-old child.

Men drove horse-drawn carts, women carried bundles of food and firewood.

One was a small boy of about ten, carrying a bundle of newspapers.

make

They were making a bundle of money these days, one way or another.

At Salomon, Parseghian headed trading of collateralized mortgage obligations, the custom-\#made bonds cut from bundles of home mortgages.

She made out thick bundles of fibres.

The shape is made by tying on bundles of straw, and the garments help.

tie

Newspapers are tied up in bundles , or put into plastic bags.

The field at these sites is particularly intense, as if the magnetic flux lines have been tied into tight bundles .

After I'd got used to the idea I helped to count the sticks and tie them up in bundles .

He flattens the empty cardboard boxes, stacks them and ties them into a bundle with cord.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bundle of twigs

He put his hand on his pocket, and pulled out a large bundle of £50 notes.

She keeps all his old letters, tied up in bundles.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Here and there a darker bundle and a glint of jewelry.

Louis came from the stables with a blanket-wrapped bundle in his arms.

Low branching and twisting then produces bundles of diverging and spreading fibrils which eventually fill out into the characteristic spherical structure.

My peeling, sunburnt nose resembles a small bundle of rags.

Now we find Quine saying that H is never a single hypothesis but a bundle of them.

She held the bundle up and finished unwrapping it from its white sheet.

The field at these sites is particularly intense, as if the magnetic flux lines have been tied into tight bundles.

When we got there I helped her lift the bundles out, and again she tried to pay me for the ride.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

up

We watched the men bundle up their parachutes and move off through the dense undergrowth, chopping at it with jungle machetes.

Shattuck encourages those who would stay healthy to wear a hat and scarf and to bundle up against the weather.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He had been bundled into the back of a Volkswagen by three masked men.

Her friends managed to get her out of the pub and bundled her home.

I collected up the dirty washing and bundled it into the washing machine.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Agents bundle four tires together and attach them to the back of the patrol vehicle.

Borland also will bundle some of its software with Microsoft products to help boost its sales.

I bundle it away into its folder and shelve it.

I bundle the blind dummy out.

In desperation, WordPerfect has let Borland International, a Californian rival, bundle its word-processor into a software package.

Oh who cares, I thought, and tried to bundle her into the bag right away.

We watched the men bundle up their parachutes and move off through the dense undergrowth, chopping at it with jungle machetes.

You bundle the brothers into warm coats, take them to Boston City Hospital.

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