Similar words: tapered, tape, tapeworm, give and take, used to, bedtime, be used to, tap. Meaning: n. needlessly time-consuming procedure.
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1. Red tape encumbered all our attempts at action.
2. Because of all red tape at immigration I missed my connecting flight.
3. It takes weeks to get through the red tape.
4. We must cut through the red tape.
5. You have to go through endless red tape to get a residence permit.
6. The new rules should help cut the red tape for farmers.
7. Many blame Britain's decline on too much red tape.
8. There are regulations, laws and red tape.
9. But red tape is an inevitable result of reform.
10. What annoyed me most was the red tape.
11. Wright said lobbying to keep red tape and regulatory cost to a minimum for local companies will be a priority.
12. There had been red tape to contend with all along - but at last the children were back.
13. We embrace our rules and red tape to prevent bad things from happening, of course.
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14. But after years of training, fighting red tape and vicious sexism, Gera lasted for one game.
15. U.S. companies fear the red tape will scare off customers.
16. Red tape and bureaucracy are the most frequently given reasons for people working underground.
17. One vexing problem is the inconsistency of the red tape that ensnares businessmen when they try to do practically anything.
18. Post-revolutionary bureaucratism consisted of authoritarianism, unrealistic planning and red tape.
19. The little money that was available was tied up in bureaucratic red tape.
20. We got bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape.
21. The urban renewal administrative process drew considerable criticism because it was so long and encumbered with red tape.
22. Its official policy is anti-Western, and it obstructs aid organisations with so much red tape that they have become discouraged.
23. Be patient if you have to wade through a sea of red tape before you even get to the starting line.
24. Industrialists were exasperated by the obstacles to creating joint-stock companies, the morass of red tape, bureaucratic sloth and corruption.
25. Therefore, their secret agenda is how best to strangle the utilities with as much bureaucracy and red tape as possible.
26. Bureaucratism for Trotsky was more than just maladministration or red tape.
27. They are terrified by Labour party proposals to create a great new machine spitting out red tape all over the countryside.
28. It talks about only another layer of government and more red tape and state control, not less.
29. Former rally driver Jean Denton is battling to reduce red tape and bureaucratic burdens on small firms and start-ups.
30. You know, filed away in the archives, bound hand and foot with red tape.
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