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having the nap worn away so that the threads show through

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It would also seek to explore the role of universities in this mega project and strengthen academic networking, extensive discussions and threadbare analysis of a wide range of subjects of interests.
issues were debated threadbare, ranging from demonetisation to the
In explaining the connections, Threadbare offers a damning indictment of an industry that employs between a sixth and seventh of the world's women.
Using its graphic format, Threadbare illustrates the connections between the various elements of the fashion industry, tying them into a greater understanding of a global problem.
We could be a little be threadbare, but we'll have a go.
Jim Chapman was delighted his threadbare Annan side made it 10 points from their last five league games to make them strong contenders for a play–off slot.
sport which will be a welcome change from third tier football provided by a threadbare squad
David Cameron is upset that the fighting overshadowed the Queen's Speech, although that wasn't difficult when the Coalition's last stand is a threadbare programme.
The Minister also held a meeting with Pakistani tour operators who put up their stalls in the exhibition and discussed threadbare issues and problems being faced by the tourism industry of Pakistan.
The infrastructure of many Kazakh airports is threadbare and the country is implementing a program for their reconstruction, according to Mukhtybayev.
The squad is quite threadbare as you could see by our bench.
Le Mans - best Porsche film of all time, depsite errors galore and a threadbare plot, with Steve McQueen and loads of clips from the circuit.
I recently returned to Bahrain from a short trip and could not help but notice the distressed and threadbare condition of the carpet on the ramp between immigration and baggage reclaim at Bahrain International Airport.
It is a few dandruffy professors sitting in a cheap office with a slightly insane chess champion ex-Lib Dem MP and a couple of threadbare lawyers and me" - Actor Hugh Grant (pictured) gives an unflattering description of the Hacked Off campaign group.
Portsmouth's threadbare squad in League One has been stretched further with striker Luke Rodgers out for three weeks with a thigh tear.