He had heard leaves crumple under the pressure of feet, yet there were no leaves on the ground.
they heard the jetliner crumple moments before it crashed
I always stack the dishes and put the silverware in a glass and crumple the paper and sweep up the errant rice, because I bussed tables for many years.
Life-saving lamp-posts which crumple if hit by a car are being tested in the Ribble Valley to see if they save lives.
In the outside lane is a silver Discovery, stopped, but looking fine. Behind it is a large white van with a spare-wheel shaped crumple in the bonnet.
Thankfully, she didn't crumple to the ground when he released her.
As I shoved it into my bag, I had to be especially careful not to crumple the sheet of paper than had all my science notes on it.
‘The posture of a computer-user is that of head and neck stuck forward and face peering into the screen, with the thoracic part of the spine slumped into a deep crumple ,’ she says.
The thought of seeing 40 faces simultaneously crumple with disbelief was too much for us to bear.
The initial sense of containment and propriety is reassuring but after 10 minutes the stains start to show and the crumples appear and I'm left craving that comfortable black jumper.