Paste in a sentence as a noun

Your team got caught outsourcing jobs to code copy/paste firms.

""NO Slow Internet: Let's make buffering a thing of the paste [sic].

But a literal copy and paste just doesn't happen.

Am I within HN etiquette to paste my post in another story?

I thought it might be some referrer sniffing plus cookies; I suggested they copy-paste the link.

I'm sorry, but can someone paste the part of this article where Google announces anything about 400 years?

It's annoying like ****, btw., especially when you want to copy-paste a link somewhere.

If you want to open a link in Chrome, you will need to copy/paste the URL, no "Open in Chrome" functionality like Safari has.

Paste in a sentence as a verb

I'd argue that you shouldn't care about specific machines unless they're a problem and in that instance copy/paste should always be used to avoid typos.

If I like the content enough I am extremely likely to copy and paste the URL into my social networking sites, I don't mind that extra step.

How is making it harder for people to copy and paste URLs good for Google?I'm sure I'm in the minority as a semi-webdev but dammit, don't fix what isn't broken.

"They don’t tell you that a lot of programming skill is about developing a knack for asking the right questions on Google and knowing which code is best to copy-paste.

So I just gave up and copy-pasted the text into the little Facebook comment box, arguing meanwhile with Facebook about what the goddamn enter key means.

They let so many people get away with copy-paste assignments, and they call themselves a postsecondary institution?

I've actually been conditioned so thoroughly by flaky forum software to ctrl-a-c on every post before submit that I don't even think about it and sometimes I'm surprised when I paste later and get whacked with a giant forum post.

Paste definitions


any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency


a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry


an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard


a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes

See also: spread


join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign on the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text"

See also: glue


hit with the fists; "He pasted his opponent"


cover the surface of; "paste the wall with burlap"