phrase of paper

 See fraze.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • paper bag — /peɪpə ˈbæg/ (say paypuh bag) noun 1. a small bag made out of paper, as that into which purchases are placed by a shop assistant. –phrase Colloquial 2. a paper bag job, (derogatory) a sexual partner viewed as having an ugly face but an attractive …   Australian English dictionary

  • paper qualifications — British academic qualifications. This phrase usually shows that you think that practical experience is more important I ve got a lot of experience in accounts, but I haven t got any paper qualifications …   English dictionary


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