brown-bag


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Related to brown-bag: brown-bag session

brown-bag

(broun′băg′)
tr.v. brown-bagged, brown-bag·ging, brown-bags
1. To take (lunch) to work, typically in a brown paper bag.
2. To take (liquor) into a public establishment, such as a restaurant, that does not serve alcohol.

brown′-bag′ger n.

brown′-bag′



v.t. -bagged, -bag•ging.
1. to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant, esp. one that has no liquor license.
2. to bring (one's lunch) to work usu. in a brown paper bag.
brown′-bag′ger, n.

brown-bag


Past participle: brown-bagged
Gerund: brown-bagging

Imperative
brown-bag
brown-bag
Present
I brown-bag
you brown-bag
he/she/it brown-bags
we brown-bag
you brown-bag
they brown-bag
Preterite
I brown-bagged
you brown-bagged
he/she/it brown-bagged
we brown-bagged
you brown-bagged
they brown-bagged
Present Continuous
I am brown-bagging
you are brown-bagging
he/she/it is brown-bagging
we are brown-bagging
you are brown-bagging
they are brown-bagging
Present Perfect
I have brown-bagged
you have brown-bagged
he/she/it has brown-bagged
we have brown-bagged
you have brown-bagged
they have brown-bagged
Past Continuous
I was brown-bagging
you were brown-bagging
he/she/it was brown-bagging
we were brown-bagging
you were brown-bagging
they were brown-bagging
Past Perfect
I had brown-bagged
you had brown-bagged
he/she/it had brown-bagged
we had brown-bagged
you had brown-bagged
they had brown-bagged
Future
I will brown-bag
you will brown-bag
he/she/it will brown-bag
we will brown-bag
you will brown-bag
they will brown-bag
Future Perfect
I will have brown-bagged
you will have brown-bagged
he/she/it will have brown-bagged
we will have brown-bagged
you will have brown-bagged
they will have brown-bagged
Future Continuous
I will be brown-bagging
you will be brown-bagging
he/she/it will be brown-bagging
we will be brown-bagging
you will be brown-bagging
they will be brown-bagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brown-bagging
you have been brown-bagging
he/she/it has been brown-bagging
we have been brown-bagging
you have been brown-bagging
they have been brown-bagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brown-bagging
you will have been brown-bagging
he/she/it will have been brown-bagging
we will have been brown-bagging
you will have been brown-bagging
they will have been brown-bagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brown-bagging
you had been brown-bagging
he/she/it had been brown-bagging
we had been brown-bagging
you had been brown-bagging
they had been brown-bagging
Conditional
I would brown-bag
you would brown-bag
he/she/it would brown-bag
we would brown-bag
you would brown-bag
they would brown-bag
Past Conditional
I would have brown-bagged
you would have brown-bagged
he/she/it would have brown-bagged
we would have brown-bagged
you would have brown-bagged
they would have brown-bagged
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Introduction: It's Time for Some Brown-Bag Bragging
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Early activities of the Business Liaison Team included communicating the library's services through email, letters, and reports at faculty meetings, providing library instruction, and participating in brown-bag forums.
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FOOD for Lane County hasn't found a permanent home for its Community Family Dinner Program yet, but will offer brown-bag meals in the interim at the Lane County Fairgrounds.
We stopped here for a brown-bag lunch, finding a protected spot out of a stiff winter breeze.
One hundred people gathered for a week of discussions, performances, classes, brown-bag lunches, video showings, and lecture demonstrations--but mostly to see what was out there, to share ideas and information, to be inspired, to collaborate, and to set their own definitions of aerial dance.
As writing coach, LaRocque does whatever the newspaper's 600 to 700 writers and editors need, including coordinating a mentoring program, a brown-bag seminar and an in-house newsletter.