substance made in thin sheets from wood pulp or rags and used for writing, printing or drawing on, or for wrapping and packing things
article or essay
set of examination questions on a particular subject
paste paper on (wall, etc.)
cover with paper
cover the cracks; conceal faults, etc.
"he got an A on his composition"
"he read his newspaper at breakfast"
"the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"
"he has written many scientific papers"
"Murdoch owns many newspapers"
"when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"
"paper the box"
He consulted a paper on the desk.
出自： A. J. Cronin
Attlee had circulated to the Cabinet a paper dealing with policy towards Germany.
出自： A. Bullock
Bills preserved among Frederick's papers.
出自： Janet Morgan
The members have turned their hands to papering and painting the clubroom.
误 These cups and plates are all made of papers.
正 These cups and plates are all made of paper.
误 Can you give me some papers to write on?
正 Can you give me some paper to write on?
误 I still have five papers in my notebook.
正 I still have five sheets〔pieces〕 of paper in my notebook.
析 paper表示“普通或没有写字的纸张”时是不可数名词。“五张纸”应为five sheets〔pieces〕 of paper。
误 What does paper say about tomorrow's weather?
正 What does the paper say about tomorrow's weather?
正 What do the papers say about tomorrow's weather?
析 “报纸”应该用the paper或the papers来表达。
误 The last paper of the book was missing.
正 The last page of the book was missing.
误 Is there any good news on today's paper?
正 Is there any good news in today's paper?
误 There is a fly in the paper.
正 There is a fly on the paper.