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    piece of paper/sheet of paper

    hi,


    What is the difference between these two: piece of paper & sheet of paper???


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    Re: piece of paper/sheet of paper

    Not much with a standard size page, but the bigger it is, the more likely I would be to use 'sheet':
    I bought a sheet of wrapping paper.
    If it is smaller than A4, I would tend to use piece.

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