scissors-and-paste

Translations

scissors-and-paste

[ˌsɪzəzənˈpeist] ADJ (Brit) a scissors-and-paste jobun refrito

scissors-and-paste

adj (Brit) a scissors-and-paste jobeine zusammengestückelte Arbeit (usu pej)
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There was an interesting novelty to open the concert, the Prelude and Angel's Farewell, a purely orchestral scissors-and-paste job from the opening and closing minutes of the Dream ofGerontius.
It is a fair bet that most English-speaking readers have long relied upon anthologized extracts and consequently do not appreciate Apollinaire's overarching argument or the book's internal structure--both of which are far more unified than its scissors-and-paste origins might lead one to expect.
The second turns out to be a scissors-and-paste compilation including parts of an unverified theory from an obscure academic in California.
Better than a PhotoShop program, their scissors-and-paste approach to photomontage allows them to capture the unexpected elements that give the images their emotional force.
Thereby J.'s approach diverges sharply from that of Paul (1991), who, eschewing Wolff's "scissors-and-paste method," regards the book as going back substantially to Amos himself.
It is a brief, interesting well-illustrated and readable book which is written from a perspective of detailed knowledge: synthesis from the inside, not scissors-and-paste from the outside.
Morton's latest book rises above the scissors-and-paste shanty-town landscape, a tower shiny-bright and squeaky-new.