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red tape
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red tape
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • "Draw up all the papers and all the red tape in the name of the John Galt Line," she said.
  • It’s only a new form of legal red tape.
  • And with all those damn formalities that we have to go through-you know how it is, red tape!-it will take a few days, perhaps a week, to de-process that order and to lift the attachment…. Mr. Rearden?
  • You know how it is nowadays, with the inefficiency of all office help and with the amount of red tape we’re tangled in, some bungling fool mixed the records and processed the attachment order against you-when it wasn’t your case at all, it was, in fact, the case of a soap manufacturer!

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  • Judge Biederman says that she is going to overlook all of the red tape for now I can see that Pattie likes the idea of red tape.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Red tape.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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