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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARAPHRASING

I am but paraphrasing what was said recently by an Oxford professor.

Paraphrasing is telling (speaking) the same thing in other words.

Paraphrasing the poet, “none knew him but to love him, none knew him but to praise.”

“The very best,” Dan declared, paraphrasing the book he had just been reading.

If we may take the liberty of paraphrasing the lines of the immortal bard.

And he did not apologise for paraphrasing the famous ballad.

I have done so, and have even amused myself by paraphrasing some of them, but these I will not inflict upon you.

Paraphrasing this loosely, we may say of New-York, that she has a dozen different pavements and deuce a good one.

Shaikh Zain applies the word bar to the porpoise, when paraphrasing the Bbur-nma f. 281b.

Pythagoras is so explicit upon this spiritual flame, that you would swear he was paraphrasing the first five verses of St. John.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from paraphrase (n.) or from French paraphraser. Related: Paraphrased; paraphrasing.

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