One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
flag, needle, pad, blade, bract, leaflet
technical cotyledon, foliole
2‘as he handled the book, a sheaf of loose leaves fell from the back’
page, sheet, folio, flyleaf
1‘he leafed through a pile of documents’
flick, flip, thumb, skim, browse, glance, look, riffle
read, scan, dip into, run one's eye over, have a look at, peruse
2‘many plants need a period of dormancy before they leaf and flower’
put out leaves, bud, burst into leaves
‘I see fatherhood as a chance to turn over a new leaf’
reform, improve, amend
mend one's ways, become a better person, change completely, make a fresh start, change for the better, reconstruct oneself
go straight, get back on the straight and narrow
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