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RAP

Abbreviation for:
rapid assessment procedure
Rapid Assessment Process  
rapid atrial pacing
referrals, assessments and packages of care 
regression-associated protein
remedial action plan
renal artery pressure
Research Applications Program
retinal angiomatous proliferation
right atrial pressure
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Saintly Michael is taking the rap for his girlfriend Sara killing bad guy Kim, so he's unhappily reunited with fellow captives T-Bag, Bellick and Mahone.
And us usual this industry is taking the rap for a whole host of social factors that have turned us into a nation of forties.
Judge Cartlidge said: "There are real serious consequences for taking the rap for someone else.
Shadrach demands a hot date as a reward for taking the rap for Zak, but instead gets Steph.
Claiming they're taking the rap for the sins of others, Charest and Weinberg said that all that money they spent was legitimately theirs, owed to them by Cinar.
Yet Muslims seem to be the only group in Britain taking the rap for what is, and should always be, a crime in the civil law as well as the religious canon.
I'M NOT sure who is taking the rap for the Sky Blues Bannergate at the moment, but I wouldn't fancy being in their shoes right now.
It's sickening that council workers are taking the rap for other people's mistakes.