Definition of carrier bag in English:

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carrier bag


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A plastic or paper bag with handles, especially one supplied by a shop to carry goods purchased there.
Example sentences
  • He was also carrying a plastic carrier bag which was gripped in his fist.
  • She noticed for the first time that one of them was carrying a plastic carrier bag.
  • I take my old sandals off and push them into a plastic carrier bag, then stick my feet into a pair of fashionable shoes I bought with last week's pay.
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