paper chase

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paper chase

A task that involves completing and/or going through a lot of paperwork. After getting married and buying a house, doing my taxes has become a real paper chase.
See also: chase, paper
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Other paper chases and red tape nightmares can take so long, so what about a game of Twister to work away frustration?
of London) manages to make this highest of paper chases less intimidating while being honest about its toll on the psyche and cognition.
The only solution is direct action against the yobs, not running around on paper chases for the council, who do nothing with the information.
It will also lower phone, fax, paper chases and other costs associated with conducting business.