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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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Opposite: Alice Aycock, Cyclone Twist (Park Avenue Paper Chase), Painted aluminum, 27'high x 15' diameter, Edition of 2, 2013.
Ninety-seven percent either SA or A that they liked the way faculty rotated to different groups, that the practicum students were helpful and that the paper chase should be given to next years class.
"However, a plethora of Government schemes has led to firms needing to follow a paper chase of grants instead of where the real action should be - the chase to successful growth.
I recently came upon your very interesting article on paper/document/content management for insurers ("Firing up the Paper Chase," Risk & Insurance[R], Sept.
LESSONS FROM A PAPER CHASE (The Japan Times, an English-language daily)
The requirements often lead to many key personnel being tied up in a paper chase, while consequential costs can spiral out of control through the inability to accurately and quickly quantify problems, the companies said.
(See "Health Care's Paper Chase," page 38.) FedEx's Smith said he recently told departing Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson that Medicare's motley collection of forms is a major part of the problem.
Kenaf, a long-fiber plant that was deemed "the best option for tree-free papermaking in the U.S." by the USDA, has slowly been gaining supporters (see "The Paper Chase," cover story, May/June 2004).
She later moved from TV to radio to co-present a books programme, Paper Chase.
And unless you want to be involved in an Enron-style paper chase, it's a good idea to store company information digitally.
The paper chase with a difference occurred outside Carrickmacross, Co.
For some, the paper chase involved in managing both state 'Do Not Call" numbers and in-house proprietary lists is getting out of hand.
The toast of Tinseltown's secret gay glitterati and an aspiring poet-playwright, Larson soon met writer-director James Bridges--later famous for The Paper Chase and The China Syndrome.
Edwards we were able to end the paper chase associated with processing 700,000 invoices each year," says Jeff Slaby, administrative manager at early user Cargill, an international marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products.
According to Robert Samuelson's article "The Endless Paper Chase," the paper check, like so many other types of paper-based information, has defied all expectations and actually increased in popularity during the past generation (Samuelson 1997).