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.
Dr Davies said since taking on the role of MP his postbag has been inundated with complaints about gulls.
Some might say he's just being a grumpy old man, but Oasis legend Noel Gallagher thinks the web has been bad for the music business - and his postbag.
WITH the elections now over, we get the usual postbag of successful candidates thanking the electorate for their support via the letters page.
MY postbag this week included lengthy correspondence from a Crystal Palace fan, who complained about my score predictions.
Write to Cosmic Postbag, Sunday Mail or email lynne@sundaymail.
NEWS that Simon Cowell wants to poach Jessie J for X Factor prompted a bulging postbag.
ROYAL Mail is laying on thousands more trucks, vans, trains and flights to help deliver its two billion-item Christmas postbag.
The jobs are part of a Royal Mail plan to recruit 18,000 temporary workers nationwide to help handle the huge festive postbag of around two billion items.
PLAID CYMRU is, unfortunately, being increasingly seen as "the nasty party" due to the antics of some of its elected members on local councils, and, to a greater extent, to the letters sent by party hacks to local postbag pages (Andrew Nutt letter, May 9).
The daily postbag averaged 72 million, down by three million from the previous year and 12 million fewer than in 2006.