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  • Once outside, I noticed people my age sitting in small quiet groups, complete with fold-up chairs and picnic baskets, listening to the music as it spilled over the walls of the arena.

    gradins - French Word-A-Day

  • He was already seated in a fold-up chair facing the river.

    Miles to Go

  • We are excited to announce that one of our favorite contemporary furniture design teams, Molo, just launched a brand new fold-up paper lantern called ‘Urchin’.

    Antonia Halse | Inhabitat

  • I closed the door and turned around to see him staring at the stripper pole and all the fold-up chairs in my living room.

    Real wifeys

  • The picture shows my parents, looking very pleased with themselves in front of my father's Austin A40 Devon, while Granny Side, being too ample for the small fold-up canvas seats on which my mum and dad perched precariously, is seated on three cushions on the ground.

    Family life

  • John Jacobs and his fellow salesmen in the plastics division spent eight hours a day sending emails or talking on the phone to very rich and powerful people, the senior executives who gave their employees token gifts from the company each year—semi-useful things like stadium blankets, fold-up lawn chairs, can coolers, visors, or anything summery, fun, and costing less than twenty dollars per unit when bought in bulk.

    The Snow Whale

  • In the basement green room of the Barrow Street Theatre in the West Village, beneath a line of drying laundry and next to a coffee maker, sits a standard fold-up cot.

    Lying Down on the Job? It's in the Contract

  • This month for the first time, the military equipped a field encampment - a company of Marines in Afghanistan - with fold-up solar panels, energy efficient lights, solar chargers for phones and computers, and solar tent shields that provide both shade and power for tents.

    William S. Becker: Climate Action: Part 4 - Obama's Legacy

  • You may be able to recharge a laptop or heat a tent with a fold-up solar panel.

    Of Mustard Fuel and Marines

  • There was an article about the fact that he paid £2,500 to convert his car to run on locally sourced rapeseed oil, so I reckon he's a better shout than Moritz Volz's fold-up bike.

    What is Sir Alex Ferguson's biggest defeat as a manager? | The Knowledge

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