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Definition of paper shop in English:


A newsagent’s shop: I popped into the local paper shop to pick up my specially ordered copy of the Daily Record
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  • He propped open the door of the paper shop while a couple of mates bought lottery tickets.
  • I left Waterford in 1967, went to England, and bought a paper shop in London.
  • Now I have to drive to the paper shop or garage just for some sweets or a drink because I know the walk would leave me gasping for breath.

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