He spent eight years cutting and pasting bakeries in different locations for [French bakery] Fauchon.
Almost every two-term president gets a pasting in the midterms, but Obama now faces lame-duck issues on an historic scale.
Across the middle of it a single sentence had been formed by the expedient of pasting printed words upon it.
You have had a busy afternoon cutting and pasting and planning for the happiness of others.
In the summer she had worked for a few weeks in a cannery, pasting labels on fruit cans.
What in thunder and lightning are you pasting those labels on your valise for?
On one is a representation of the sun, made by pasting a sheet of gold paper on card-board, and cutting out rays around the edge.
Marking forms from tablets and cutting and pasting them on backgrounds.
Mats can be made more durable by pasting them on heavy muslin before cutting.
One of the gores, having been drawn in by pasting, is now narrower than the other.
c.1300 (mid-12c. as a surname), "dough," from Old French paste "dough, pastry" (13c., Modern French pâte), from Late Latin pasta "dough, pastry cake, paste" (see pasta). Meaning "glue mixture" is first attested mid-15c.
"to stick with paste," 1560s; see paste (n.). Related: Pasted; pasting.
"hit hard," 1846, probably an alteration of baste "beat" (see lambaste). Related: Pasted; pasting.
paste 1 (pāst)
A smooth semisolid mixture, soft enough to flow slowly and not retain its shape.
A beating; drubbing (1851+)
[origin unknown; perhaps an alteration of earlier baste, ''strike, trounce,'' of obscure origin and preserved in lambaste]