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Do you call it "to glue the wallpapers" as we do in Russian or do you use some different verb?

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    You put/paste/stick wallpaper onto walls. You can use wallpaper as a verb such we have wallpapered the walls of a room.
    – Khan
    Jan 21 '15 at 8:49
  • @Khan this should better go as an answer! :)
    – Maulik V
    Jan 21 '15 at 9:14
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    A lot of building/decorating terms seem to be capable of this noun to verb usage… painting, wallpapering, plumbing, wiring - only joinery seems to have escaped… wooding doesn't really work ;) Jan 21 '15 at 11:01
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As well as everything already mentioned, you can also hang wallpaper.

Brian couldn't answer the phone because he was busy hanging wallpaper.

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To add to Khan's answer, you can also use wallpaper as a verb in its own right:

We decided to wallpaper Annie's bedroom. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Mama and Bernice decided to wallpaper the living room and had a great time doing it, which was unusual, because they snarled at each other most of the time.

We want to wallpaper new plaster walls. What preparation is necessary?

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  • @Khan actually did say this; he just used the verb 'to wallpaper' in the present perfect, which would be the norm for BrE in his sentence.
    – user6951
    Jan 21 '15 at 18:29
  • @δοῦλος - thanks for the comment! I overlooked that. Jan 21 '15 at 20:56
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"We wallpapered the room."

"We put up wallpaper."

"We hung wallpaper."

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