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scissors-and-paste

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪzərzənˈpeɪst; ˌsɪzəzənˈpeɪst/

Translation of scissors-and-paste in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) [pejorative/peyorativo] (before noun/delante del nombre) this book is just a scissors-and-paste job este libro no es más que un refrito [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]

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