Sentence Examples


  • But I like to paraphrase him.
  • He remembered her paraphrase of John Donne while they were sitting in the park, "No man's death diminishes me because I won't let it."
  • To paraphrase the old saying about the thin line separating genius from insanity: Online, there often is a thin line between "brilliant new idea" and "utter lunacy."
  • Her naive retelling of a child's tale she has heard, like the story of "Little Jakey," which she rehearses for Dr. Holmes and Bishop Brooks, is charming and her grave paraphrase of the day's lesson in geography or botany, her parrot-like repetition of what she has heard, and her conscious display of new words, are delightful and instructive; for they show not only what she was learning, but how, by putting it all into letters, she made the new knowledge and the new words her own.
  • The theory of the transference of the will of the people to historic persons is merely a paraphrase--a restatement of the question in other words.

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