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English translation: buying elastic by the yard

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Norwegian term or phrase:å kjøpe strikk i metervis
English translation:buying elastic by the yard
Entered by: Carole Hognestad
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16:16 Nov 10, 2013
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Norwegian term or phrase: å kjøpe strikk i metervis
Valg av returselskap – som å «kjøpe strikk i metervis»
A heading in a presentation about recycling centres and treatment facilities. Is there a good English equivalent?
Carole Hognestad
Local time: 03:01
elastic by the yard
Explanation:
It's the selling elastic by the yard that takes real integrity. Buying elastic by the yard probably suggests a degree of naiveté.

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Note added at 6 hrs (2013-11-10 22:59:16 GMT)
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Welcome to Elastic by the Yard!


Welcome to your home for beautiful, soft colored elastic! most of our colored elastic comes in 1 yard, 5 yard, and 10 yard options. For wholesale skinny and fold over elastic customers, most colors have a wholesale 100-yard spool option. The more you buy, the more you save!



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Note added at 6 hrs (2013-11-10 22:59:33 GMT)
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www.elasticbytheyard.com
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Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 03:01
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elastic by the yard


Explanation:
It's the selling elastic by the yard that takes real integrity. Buying elastic by the yard probably suggests a degree of naiveté.

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Note added at 6 hrs (2013-11-10 22:59:16 GMT)
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Welcome to Elastic by the Yard!


Welcome to your home for beautiful, soft colored elastic! most of our colored elastic comes in 1 yard, 5 yard, and 10 yard options. For wholesale skinny and fold over elastic customers, most colors have a wholesale 100-yard spool option. The more you buy, the more you save!



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Note added at 6 hrs (2013-11-10 22:59:33 GMT)
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www.elasticbytheyard.com

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  • Welcome to Elastic by the Yard!
Per Bergvall
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Local time: 03:01
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