Meaning of WOODWORK in English

WOODWORK

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

come

Eventually Jim's old caddie came out of the woodwork again and I carried on for one or two other pros.

Creativity was coming out of the woodwork .

The players just came out of the woodwork .

crawl

They could smell a funeral a mile off, and out they crawled , out of the woodwork .

There are wallabies crawling out of the woodwork .

Just the club cashing in with the sad sheep crawling out of the woodwork everywhere.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The interior woodwork had been stripped bare.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He'd given up woodwork , having driven a splinter through his thumbnail.

Inside were the known rooms, the woodwork that loved fingers had worn and polished.

Maybe the next Hootie, or preferably the next Alanis, will pop out of the woodwork as well.

Six years ago she had begun stripping the blackened and crazed varnish off the interior woodwork .

Sooner or later he would emerge from the woodwork and proceed to make a bearable situation unbearable.

The guy does know how to blend into the woodwork .

We did a lot of woodwork at the school because they didn't think we could deal with books.

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