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Autor:  Dale
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  21/FEV/2005 4:36 PM
Assunto:  Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple
 
Mensagem:  Your maid washes your pants. When she irons them, she carefully puts a crease on each leg. They look very nice. You wear them for a day and that night you find that you have wrinkled them around the knees. You get angry because the fabric is so cheap. You crumple the pants into a ball (making even more wrinkles) and throw the pants onto the floor. A crease can be intentional (as above) or accidental. I can crease the paper, and the weight of the rock can crease the paper. A wrinkle an be intentional (as above) or accidental. Typically, it is not intentional. People get wrinkles as they get older. Sometimes you will hear the wrinkles described as creases. To crumple something is much different than creasing or wrinkling it. You have made multiple creases and wrinkles, possibly destroying the object completely. When you crumpled your pants into a ball, imagine the many wrinkles and creases you caused. When the huge rock crumpled your car, it didn't leave a crease or wrinkle; it severely damaged the car. Possibly you will never again be able to drive it.


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to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Ricky  21/FEV/2005, 4:00 PM
 Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Dale  21/FEV/2005, 4:36 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Ricky  21/FEV/2005, 6:14 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Johannes  21/FEV/2005, 6:31 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Mario  21/FEV/2005, 4:39 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Ricky  21/FEV/2005, 5:26 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  DALE  21/FEV/2005, 7:12 PM
Re: to crease x to wrinkle x to crumple  –  Cris  22/FEV/2005, 8:25 AM

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