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fold away

To crease or bend something in order to put it away. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fold" and "away." Fold away the card table, will you? We don't need it after all.
See also: away, fold
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fold something away

to fold something up and put it away. Please fold the maps away. Please fold away the maps neatly.
See also: away, fold
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While the Irish team were celebrating their Triple Crown triumph, the RTE man was folding away his pace notes after commentating on his final big oval ball match.
With the seats up there is just under nine cubic feet of luggage space and down there's 22 cu ft, and still more room can be created by folding away the middle row.