Discovery Channel star Steve Searles was wrapping up a film shoot nearby when a hiker discovered the crash site.
That kind of slightly over-anxious, wrapping up of objects in connoisseurship brings me out in hives.
I focused on wrapping up pending obligations and getting out of America for a while.
I'm wrapping up a doctoral degree in the physical sciences and heading to an industrial job in a few months.
Just as the Jubilee was wrapping up in London, as it happens, Venus transited the Sun.
And it was most fortunate that I had put this coat on, for it now served a good purpose in wrapping up the boy.
He pointed, and went on wrapping up the immensely valuable plunder.
Ben, just then wrapping up the box of pills, did not appear to see it.
By manhandling Bud Hemmingway for wrapping up the wrong ankle, maam!
Elsewhere I have given reasons for thinking that Dante had a special motive for wrapping up his meaning in this numerical form.
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
Something very successful and impressive; a sensation; wow1: It would make a wowser of a movie/ The four-beat peroration is a wowser
[1928+; fr wow, perhaps influenced by rouser]