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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of handbag.


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  • Theresa May's stock will now rise commensurately after this report (HERE) in which Chief Whinger Harriet Harman complained about being "handbagged" by her Tory opposite number (is that a £50 or a £250 handbag?

    Harman has Corporal Jones Moment

  • Most members of the top pay club are male, but Linda Cook, the former head of Shell's gas and power division, recently handbagged one of the biggest packages ever received by a woman.

    Invasion of the booty snatchers: how greed is spreading out from the City

  • So many of the more dinosaur posters seem to still harbour a masochistic need to be handbagged by La Thatcher (however ancient she be).

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Yes we have heard it before, most often shortly before the white flag is run up and the same stout parties collapse in a heap after being handbagged by the very same Merkels and Sarkozys they have just threatened.

    Brown in Toothless Threat

  • Meanwhile in something of a shock to his feisty wife Elspeth, who had just handbagged the troublesome Cleggy the fire-starting, prick-teasing delinquent, Ming Campbell claimed: "I love young Turks."

    Archive 2007-09-16

  • It's just that the external me -- the sturdy, lightly wrinkled, handbagged me -- does so little credit to the stuff that's inside.

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • Tom Harper reveals the billionaire's luxury London life Sudden death of Boris Johnson's deputy is 'grievous' political loss Nick Clegg handbagged as Gillian Duffy makes a return to politics

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Now, across the capital, their friends are building two-wheeled memorials to them that also warn other road-users The paralympic swimming champ that is scared of the sea Two students 'linked to extremists' are elected as college union leaders Nick Clegg handbagged as Gillian Duffy makes a return to politics

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Nick Clegg handbagged as Gillian Duffy makes a return to politics Nick Clegg was confronted by the woman famously branded a 'bigot' by Gordon Brown 'I can't believe I killed them': Schizophrenic son apologises for knifing his father and sister Anne Hathaway's specs appeal at Hollywood premiere of Rio Does this Kazakh banker know the secret of RBS's missing billions?

    Evening Standard - Home

  • It prompts me to wonder whether Mrs Thatcher, in her prime, would have handbagged the boss class for their evident greed rather more effectively than the coalition plans to do, at least on current evidence.

    The Guardian World News


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