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Meaning of 'paperwork' #1 (permalink) Fri Mar 17, 2006 13:33 pm   Meaning of 'paperwork'
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #116 "Paper expressions", question 1

It's almost completed now because all we have to do is sign a few documents and then the paper-......... is finished.

(a) job
(b) work
(c) task
(d) function

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #116 "Paper expressions", answer 1

It's almost completed now because all we have to do is sign a few documents and then the paper-work is finished.

Correct answer: (b) work

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It's almost completed now because all we have to do is sign a few documents and then the paper-job is finished.
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Meaning of 'paperwork' #2 (permalink) Fri Mar 17, 2006 13:42 pm   Meaning of 'paperwork'
 

Hi sanaz,

Paperwork means the task involved in signing documents, completing forms and various secretarial matters.

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