blue-pencil

[ bloo-pen-suh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF blue-pencil

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLUE-PENCIL

I never do, and Harmer has to blue-pencil my copy mercilessly.

When he begins to blue-pencil that pay-roll, some one is going to be hungry.

Good and true writing no magazine or newspaper editor will blue-pencil.

He handed a map, with red-pencil and blue-pencil markings, along to von Schlichten.

He used the editorial "blue-pencil" for alteration and condensation with the hand of a master.

Meantime I'll take your advice about my speech, Mac, and blue-pencil the how-to-be-good stuff.

You blue-pencil out of my poor paragraphs everything that's interesting.

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