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."
  • It is probable that, as in Palestine an Aramaic paraphrase of the Hebrew text was found to be necessary, so in Alexandria the Septuagint grew up gradually, as need arose.
  • 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."
  • 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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