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  1. Yourjones
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    These pieces of paper

    Hello,

    1. How should I describe these pieces of paper comparing to what you see when you have just opened a pack of A4 paper? Are they simply "not neat" and "neat", "organised", "tidy" or "straight up"?

    2. How can I describe how I make them neat? Do I hold them in my hands, and "drop them on a flat surface for some times before they are in line"? Is there one word (verb perhaps) to describe this motion?

    Thanks.
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    Re: These pieces of paper

    Generally they are just untidy or disorganized. More specifically they are [untidily] fanned out - you probably need the 'untidily' because paper can be fanned out more neatly. If they were totally disorganized they would be higgledy-piggledy (an informal term, as you might guess).

    To organize them, you could just straighten them up, or if there were more you could square them off.

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  3. Yourjones
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    Thank you very much! Exactly what I was looking for!

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    Re: These pieces of paper

    Yourjones, your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say "Thank you". Simply click on the "Thank" button in the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful. It saves time for all of us.
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