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wallpaper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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wallpaperwall‧pa‧per1 /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpə $ ˈwɒːlˌpeɪpər/ ●●○ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 DHHpaper that you stick onto the walls of a room in order to decorate it2 the colour, pattern, or picture which you have as the background on the screen of a computerdesktop
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wallpaperMorris produced more than sixty designs for fabric and wallpaper, which influenced scores of other designers.In fact, your new business will only have a corporate wallpaper that you pick out.There are also jokes, graphics, stationery and desktop wallpaper for downloading.The three blocks were used to print one of Morris' many floral wallpaper patterns.She made her silent vow to the piece of wallpaper that flapped in the breeze.In the second hotel I noted that the wallpaper, although of a strictly geometrical pattern, was upside-down.It was impossible that anyone could have torn out a brick through the wallpaper.If you want to use wallpaper, go for a design with layers of pattern.
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wallpaperwallpaper2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DHHto put wallpaper onto the walls of a room syn paper 🔊 I haven’t finished wallpapering the bedroom yet.
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wallpaperNo - they were wallpapering, and I was the wall - they were papering over me.It was wallpapered in a pleasing pattern and the chairs were painted gold with red-velvet seats.These walls would be painted or wallpapered to provide the interior finishes.
From Longman Business Dictionarywallpaperwall‧pa‧per /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpəˈwɒːlˌpeɪpər/ noun [uncountable] disapproving FINANCE when a company sells a lot of new shares to finance a series of takeovers SYN PAPERCHASE
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wallpaper
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywallpaper
he, she, itwallpapers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywallpapered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wallpapered
he, she, ithas wallpapered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wallpapered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wallpaper
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wallpapered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wallpapering
he, she, itis wallpapering
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you, we, theyare wallpapering
Past
I, he, she, itwas wallpapering
you, we, theywere wallpapering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wallpapering
he, she, ithas been wallpapering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wallpapering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wallpapering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wallpapering
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