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paper chase

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a former type of cross-country run in which a runner laid a trail of paper for others to follow

pa′per chase`


n.
the paperwork necessary to obtain a college degree or a professional license, apply for financial aid, etc.
[1855–60; orig. the game of hare and hounds]
pa′per chas`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paper chase - an outdoor game; one group of players (the hares) start off on a long run scattering bits of paper (the scent) and pursuers (the hounds) try to catch them before they reach a designated spot
game - an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
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I call this The Great Paper Chase. You've heard us warn that the Democrat demands for every document from Judge Kavanaugh's time in the White House is nothing more than a stall tactic.
Hashing originated in December 1938 in Selayang Quarry, Selangor, Malaysia, when a group of British colonial officers and expatriates began meeting on Monday evenings to run, in a fashion patterned after the traditional British paper chase or "hare and hounds."
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My father Esmor Ellis with Mrs Margaret Roberts as the quality | Julie O'Hara: Paper chase - Coed Marchon - probably early 1970s with Susan Evans and Zoe Henderson
The 'Giant Bag' - measured seven meters in height and three meters wide - was manufactured from recyclable materials in cooperation with Paper Chase International.
A large number of shoppers at LuLu Hypermarket brought plastic bottles throughout the five days of the event, which also witnessed a great deal of interaction between the families, who were competing each other to fill the Giant Bag, which was seven metres' high and three metres' wide and was manufactured from recyclable materials in cooperation with Paper Chase International.
Parsons did not want the paper chase to continue, and during a year-long course in HR technology she came across Informed K12 and its online forms management and workflow solution.
Hence how the Northumberland and Durham Paper Chase League came into being.
DocuSign helps more than 100,000 companies across nearly every industry and department make their digital transformation by putting an end to the paper chase.
Established businesses began relocating downtown, and the Paper Chase bookstore expanded.
Yet the jury's still out on this latest drama, which features an intriguing foreshadowing device to frame what otherwise feels like a hyper-caffeinated update of "The Paper Chase," only with a criminal-law (what else?) twist.