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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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Phrasal Verb Challenge #13 - Zip around/ Zip by/ Zip it/ Zip up.

DoraDora Teacher's PetPosts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
Write a few sentences or a short passage using the followings.

Zip around - Move quickly
Zip by - Pass quickly
Zip it - Keep quiet, say nothing
Zip up - Keep quiet
"Like rain, I fell for you."


  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,353 mod
    edited September 2018
    @Dora you might want to zip up your anorak, it is cold outside!
  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 4,822 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I request you to zip it about my being an Anorak. Thank you. :joy:
    "Like rain, I fell for you."
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,353 mod
    Depends what you are an Anorak about @Dora (I am rather partial to trains actually). But if you want to get too intellectual about zip fasteners, please zip it!

    The zip of my bag broke last night which is a nuisance. At least, just the tag, so I suppose I case put a piece of string to zip it up. This is better than when it splits, which it does on another bag.
  • filauziofilauzio Genoa ( Italy )Posts: 1,882 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Dora invited me, and I promptly zipped around here; now, I just need to zip it a while; so that, as soon as an inspiration for a funny comment zip by, I can grab it.
    I know I should have come up with a comment already, but since I didn't, I have now to zip my conscience's pangs up and trying concentrate further on.
    glad to stop strict diet, splashed in belly flop? Don't care you're not light, here on English hop !
  • paresh3301paresh3301 Posts: 25 ✭✭
    Zip it, you all or I won't be able to stop myself If I get started on this discussion.
    I was zipped up until now, but no more.
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