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Put your dirty washing in the plastic bag.
He was weighed down by shopping bags.
a golf bag
Can I borrow your black bag for the party?
The customs officials may want to search your bags.
an overnight bag
I've already used about half a bag of flour.
She threw him out bag and baggage.
a young athlete with bags of potential
It was a good interview and I thought the job was in the bag.
Activity holidays aren't my bag.
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American English version of definition of bag
used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of bag from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.