Office supplies


office /ˈɑːfɪs/
(noun) a room, set of rooms or building where people work, usually sitting at desks
Example: Are you going to the office today?

stapler /ˈsteɪplər/
(noun) a small device used for putting staples into paper, etc.
Example: Do you have a stapler?

staples /ˈsteɪpl/
(adjective) forming a basic, large or important part of something
Example: I need some staples.

binder clip
binder clip /ˈbʌɪndə klɪp/
(noun) is a simple device for binding sheets of paper together
Example: Can you buy some binder clips, please?

paper clip
paper clip /ˈpeɪpər klɪp/
(noun) a piece of bent wire or plastic that is designed to hold loose sheets of paper together
Example: My producer reached into his desk drawer and pulled out a few pieces of paper held together with a paper clip

notepad /ˈnəʊtpæd/
(noun) sheets of paper that are held together at the top and used for writing notes on
Example: Where did you find my notepad?

folder /ˈfəʊldər/
(noun) a cover made of stiff card or plastic for holding loose papers, etc.
Example: Folders are used to hold loose paper.

correction pen
correction pen /kəˈrekʃn pen/
(noun) is an opaque, usually white fluid applied to paper to mask errors in text
Example: Can I use a correction pen to cover errors?

pushpin /ˈpʊʃpɪn/
(noun) a type of drawing pin with a coloured plastic head that is not flat
Example: Add pushpins to mark certain locations on the map

thumbtack /ˈθʌmtæk/
(noun) a short pin with a large round, flat head, used especially for fastening paper to a board or wall
Example: Where can I buy some thumbtack?

highlighter /ˈhaɪlaɪtər/
(noun) a special pen used for marking words in a text in bright colours
Example: I left my highlighter at home.