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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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Mr Swire said: ``They weren't Boris's comments anyway - they were written by somebody else and he took the rap because he's the editor, which is quite right.
In Germany 1988 and Sweden 1992 England were just dreadful and they all were to blame, although in the latter the Turnip took the rap after substituting national hero Gary Lineker in the final game.
Fulham insiders revealed that Davis and Knight took the rap and may have covered for some of their team-mates after five or six of them went out to celebrate after the win at Leicester last Saturday.
FABIO CAPELLO took the rap for Wayne Rooney - and admitted he was to blame for the England striker's red-card madness.
DARREN HILL took the rap for sparking a late collapse that saw Arbroath crash out.
The procurator fiscal agreed to a controversial deal where the sisters took the rap - and charges against the others were dropped.
O'Leary, in particular, took the rap of the anti-woman, anti-Catholic and anti-Irish sentiments of the period, one writer has posited.
Rome's Polly Walker is the glamorous wife of a career criminal and Natalie Gavin plays a young mum whose boyfriend took the rap for her drug-dealing.
Keeper Chris McCluskey took the rap for Jon Robertson's opener but swore he was stunned when he was judged to have given away the spot-kick Martin McBride rammed home in 50 minutes to kill the game.
Glasgow's procurator fiscal agreed to a controversial deal where the Burke sisters took the rap - and charges against the others were dropped.