Definition of 'paintwork'
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The peeling paintwork and cramped classrooms of his own school show just how little investment has been coming his way so far. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will not do any damage to the paintwork - but could destroy your debt. The Sun (2007)Avoid rubbing, as this could damage the surrounding paintwork. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When using any abrasive product, it is wise to protect adjacent paintwork with masking tape. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The metallic paintwork is scratched and the insurance doesn't cover it. The Sun (2009)It's like being a botched car with good paintwork. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When a horse chips the paintwork, she touches it up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Check before you buy, but most can be fixed to and removed from walls without damage to paintwork. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have been left with about 1,100 damage to the paintwork on my car. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Steam peels paintwork and mirrors avoid the problem,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Amid the crumbling concrete and the peeling paintwork, though, they are using it to try to get better. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I know this can damage the paintwork, so what's the best way to remove it? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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