1 things put together for carrying
VERB + PACK carry
PACK + NOUN animal, horse, mule
PREP. in a/the ~ The water in his pack made it very heavy.
2 things supplied together
ADJ. cigarette | battery, power | gift, sample | action, information, resource, starter, study, training
PACK + VERB contain sth, include sth Your resource pack includes addresses of leading manufacturers.
PREP. in a/the ~ How many needles are there in a pack? | ~ of It comes in packs of six. a pack of cigarettes
3 group of animals
ADJ. wolf | hunting
VERB + PACK lead
PACK + NOUN instinct
PREP. in a/the ~ the dominant animal in the pack | in ~s The animals hunt in packs. | ~ of a pack of dogs/wolves
PHRASES the leader of the pack
4 playing cards
VERB + PACK shuffle | cut
PREP. in a/the ~ There are 52 playing cards in a pack.
PHRASES the bottom/top of the pack Take a card from the top of the pack. | a pack of cards
1 put things into containers
ADV. carefully | tightly Live animals are transported across the continent, packed tightly into lorries. | away, together, up The passengers travelled packed together like cattle. I think we might as well pack up and go home.
PREP. in, into She packed her clothes into a suitcase.
2 fill a place/sth
PREP. into Crowds of people packed into the hall.
PHRASES be packed full of sth Our new brochure is packed full of inspirational ideas. | be packed out The cinema was packed out! | be packed to bursting/capacity/overflowing The hall was packed to capacity. | be packed to the gunwales/rafters The hostel was packed to the rafters. | be packed with sb The place was packed with football fans. | closely/densely/tightly packed