postbag


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postbag

(ˈpəʊstˌbæɡ)
n
1. chiefly Brit another name for mailbag
2. the mail received by a magazine, radio programme, public figure, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postbag - letter carrier's shoulder bagpostbag - letter carrier's shoulder bag; "in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag"
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
Translations

postbag

[ˈpəʊstbæg] N (Brit) (= sack) → saco m postal; (= letters) → correspondencia f, cartas fpl
it arrived in my postbagllegó en mi correo
he received a heavy postbagrecibió muchas cartas

postbag

[ˈpəʊstbæg] n (British) [politician, newspaper, programme] to receive a large postbag → recevoir de nombreuses lettres
He received a large postbag from readers across the world → Il a reçu de nombreuses lettres de lecteurs du monde entier.

postbag

[ˈpəʊstˌbæg] n (Brit) → sacco postale, sacco della posta
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The postbag, that evening--it came late--contained a letter for me, which, however, in the hand of my employer, I found to be composed but of a few words enclosing another, addressed to himself, with a seal still unbroken.
Having placed his completed note in the postbag, he silently signed to Arnold to follow him into the garden.
The first four correct answers out of the postbag will win.
Prizes go to the first five entrants picked at random from our postbag after the closing date of August 13.
MAY I, through your postbag, thank Mrs Margaret Butler for her tour of City Hall.
The first correct entry drawn from the postbag will receive a pair of tickets (indicate whether you would prefer Reading or Leeds).
A Street insider said: "There's a big postbag on this one.
Winners will be the first 50 picked at random from our postbag after the closing date of Saturday, April 12.
Judging by the many genuine letters in our postbag, scoring cheap points off each other isn't going to win them much-needed votes.
The winners will be the first ten correct entries pulled from the postbag after the closing date.
The first 50 correct answers drawn from the postbag on October 31 win kits.
We'll pick the first 50 from our postbag after the closing date of Monday, April 7.