Definition of 'carrier bag'
Example sentences containing 'carrier bag'
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She was carrying a plastic carrier bag, which must have been full of the fish remains. The Sun (2016)I put them into the bins in carrier bags. The Sun (2010)If you are exercising on a carpet, use a plastic carrier bag under your back foot to help you to slide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)SHOPPERS face a 5p charge for plastic carrier bags from today. The Sun (2015)PEOPLE are moaning about paying 5p for plastic carrier bags. The Sun (2015)So I pick up one of the carrier bags and get to work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With them came an exponential increase in the use of the ubiquitous plastic carrier bag: more than three billion are handed out each day. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We'll make our carrier bags from recycled plastic and we'll cut the number we use by a third. The Sun (2007)One man, holding a pair of plastic carrier bags, stands at the head of a column of tanks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)FAMILIES will be hit by a 1.5billion bill over the next decade after the controversial 5p plastic carrier bag tax kicks in next month. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'carrier bag'
British English: carrier bag /ˈkærɪə bæɡ/ NOUN
A carrier bag is a paper or plastic bag with handles.
- American English: shopping bag
- Arabic: كِيْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: sacola de compras
- Chinese: 购物袋
- Croatian: vrećica
- Czech: taška nákupní
- Danish: bærepose
- Dutch: draagtas
- European Spanish: bolsa plástico/papel
- Finnish: muovipussi
- French: cabas
- German: Tüte
- Greek: τσάντα για ψώνια
- Italian: sacchetto della spesa
- Japanese: 買物袋
- Korean: 쇼핑백
- Norwegian: bærepose
- Polish: reklamówka
- European Portuguese: saco de compras
- Romanian: sacoșă
- Russian: пакет
- Spanish: bolsa
- Swedish: bärkasse
- Thai: ถุงใส่ของ
- Turkish: alışveriş torbası
- Ukrainian: пакет із ручками
- Vietnamese: túi đựng hàng
Definition of carrier bag from the Collins English Dictionary
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