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    how to use push paper in a sentence

    there are idioms related to and relevant to working and papers. on of them is push paper another one is a paper chase. in the following sentences, I will give you examples and meaning of them.
    push paper

    Example 1?What do you do for a livingNothing, I just sit on my bottom and spend all day, pushing paper, and using my God-given right to shoot the breeze.Shoot the breeze: have a conversation.When Sina and I get together we start shooting the breeze for over 5 hours


    A PAPER CHASE



    After a tiring paper chase at the university finally the dean signed my certificate and I got it.Dean: the head of a university
    source: delinglish.com
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 17-Jun-2018 at 10:34. Reason: deleting duplicate text (Rover); sorting out fonts (emsr2d2)

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    Re: how to use push paper in a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by saaedsalvaty View Post
    There are idioms related to and relevant to working and papers. One of them is "push paper". Another one is "a paper chase". In the following sentences, I will give you examples and the meanings of them.

    Push paper

    Example 1.

    What do you do for a living? Nothing, I just sit on my bottom and spend all day (no comma here) pushing paper, and using my God-given right to shoot the breeze.

    S
    hoot the breeze: have a conversation.

    When Sina and I get together, we start shooting shoot the breeze for over 5 hours.


    A paper chase


    After a tiring paper chase at the university, finally the dean finally signed my certificate and I got it.

    Dean: the head of a university
    Source: delinglish.com
    Note my corrections above. You need to work on your layout, capitalisation and punctuation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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