a loop of fence

ridgemao

Senior Member
Chinese - Mandarin
Hello:

The garden is surrounded by a tall fence, so nobody can go into the garden. The garden's shape is square and the surrounding fence is square too.


Can I say a loop of fence surrounds the garden? Can I use "loop" here?

Thanks!
 
  • pob14

    Senior Member
    American English
    "Ring" is worse than "loop" for me; I was debating "loop," but "ring" absolutely says "circle-shaped" to me.

    I may be picturing it wrong. Is this a large fence, with a small part of it surrounding the garden, or is the entire fence surrounding the garden?
     
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