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noun as in carrier for work papers

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You can carry a change of clothes, make-up, a briefcase or big purse, and lunch box in their convenient side racks.

I left a metal briefcase, a gift that was sent to me, sitting near a colleague’s desk, unmarked and unattended.

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Put that briefcase away for as long as your out of office response is turned on, and try to drive down different roads when you head into town for errands.

She would often buy thoughtful gifts for her colleagues and friends, and just before the pandemic, Pineda said, Campos gave her a briefcase for carrying papers to work.

I’m going to get up and put my shoes on and get my briefcase and go back to work.

I settle for a sweater and jacket and throw a tie in my briefcase just in case it turns out to be the prom.

Although in that film, the briefcase contained an atomic bomb.

He is clutching more out of habit than for any practical reason his black briefcase.

He searches patiently through his briefcase and produces a round-trip ticket for the seat in question.

He opens the briefcase to reveal hundreds of well-thumbed sheets of paper filled with typewritten words.

There was something smug about the way he picked up his heels, swung his briefcase.

A stocky man dodged around from behind the woman and came rapidly down the platform, neat, crisp, briefcase under his arm.

He'd probably try to get his foolish little briefcase in front of him like a shield.

Engel called "Fourteen" and got out there, briefcase tightly clutched up under his arm, its flap unbuckled.

He brought himself back with a grimace, aware that he was clutching the briefcase of tapes possessively from long habit.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to briefcase, such as: bag, baggage, folder, case, dispatch, and portfolio.

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