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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.
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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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It has non slip grips and folds away for easy carriage and storage.
It's suitable from six months to three years, and folds away compactly so you can easily pop it under a buggy or in a suitcase for holiday.
With a sturdy steel construction, this space saving barbecue is compact and folds away in seconds, making it perfect for cooking at home, camping, picnics or at a festival.
Strong and sturdy, the Pet Window Guard folds away for storage in your boot or under a car seat.
But it is still a fantastic looking roadster with an easy-to-use two-piece steel roof that folds away in just 20 seconds.
But it is still a fantastic looking roadster with an easy-to-use, two-piece steel roof that folds away in just 20 seconds.
A lot of thought has gone into the way the middle row centre seat folds away into the seat next to it to create a through space to the rear, and it is an arrangement Ford has adopted on the Grand C-MAX.
No batteries or external power cords are needed because the Writer is buspowered through the USB cable that folds away into its side housing when you pack it away.
The wand is telescopic, which folds away and tucks into a cowl at the base.
The new Silent Globo-Swivel provides superior torque-free movement and folds away when not in use.
The high-visibility adjustable peaked hood folds away into the fleece-lined collar.
The compact, self-contained, water-resistant ABS case incorporates a pointed, stainless steel food penetration probe that folds away safely when not in use.
Another product is the Fold-Away Grater, which assembles into a pyramid for grating foods, but folds away flat for storage in a drawer.
While the larger Zafira can carry seven passengers in three rows, the last of which folds away under the floor when not in use, the Meriva will only seat five in two rows.
The Zen car has been designed so that its interior - seats, steering wheel, gearstick and all - folds away to leave a large open space of bamboo flooring and woven mats ideal for meditation.