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op-shop

n
informal Austral and NZ short for opportunity shop
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Dodie, Coco and Enron are joined by two street kids, Taxi and Jones, and travel to Sydney with Jesus dressed in cool op-shop gear to deliver Him.
Volunteer your time to recycle electrical appliances donated for re-sale at a local op-shop.
She is a founding member of "Raiders of the Pink Umbrella, a gang of op-shop freaks notorious for terrorising provincial Presbyterian support works in the late '90s.
We are having a "meet and greet" at the local bowling club and an op-shop themed ball at the RSL,' said Sue.
But native speech is also the prime cultural artefact targeted in ethnic cleansing, usually by prohibiting its teaching to children--and much more effective when young Australians' wide-eyed attraction to exotic terms consigns their mother tongue to the op-shop bin of cultural memory.
Intellectual op-shops are still squatting on campus, with changing patterns of pre-loved agit-objets on sale, or on syllabus; but, in the back room, the op-shop board has been barely changing, still pumping out its calcified cottage-lectures, compliments of the old C.
Leaving broken, old, stained or unusable items such as televisions, computers, fridges, beds and dirty mattresses or sofas outside charity op-shops and bins is not donating, it s dumping and it s illegal, Mr Smith said.