furl vs furrow : Common Errors in English

About furl vs furrow

When you concentrate really hard so that furrows appear in your forehead, you furrow your brow—an expression that means “worry, puzzle over.” When you lower a sail and wrap it tightly around the mast to secure it you furl it. If you can furl your brow you belong in a sideshow.

furl Meaning(s)

  • (v) form into a cylinder by rolling

furrow Meaning(s)

  • (n) a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  • (n) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
  • (v) hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
  • (v) make wrinkled or creased
  • (v) cut a furrow into a columns

furl in News

  • Spangdahlem fighter squadron closing after 60 years in Europe

    When it was time to furl the guidon at the 81st Fighter Squadron’s inactivation ceremony Tuesday, the only A-10 Thunderbolt II in the hangar was a small concrete replica of the squadron’s aircraft on display near the stage.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Stars and Stripes

furrow in News

  1. The Spurs' Rock Finally Cracks: Tim Duncan Needs Your Love Now

    The outside world never seems to affect Tim Duncan as much it does you and me. He doesn't furrow his brow or snarl. His whole bearing suggests a sort of aloof, unrelatable mastery—of his talents, of his emotions, of his image, of everything around him. Which is why it was so hard to watch him last night in the moments after he fell just short of his fifth NBA title. Sitting behind a podium in ...
    on June 22, 2013 Source: Deadspin

  2. Pre-register now for your audition for the locally produced period drama 'Breath of Heaven'

    Your chance to be in a local independent film! I recently talked with local filmmakers Herschel Zahnd and Kathryn Furrow about their new proj
    on June 21, 2013 Source: Louisville.com

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