Example sentences for: paraphrased

How can you use “paraphrased” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is hard to imagine anyone, regardless of sex, enjoying being referred to as a Johnny-come-lately . The self-styled humorists could have a field day with this one, too, suggesting “She's a Jacquelyn of all trades” or the sexless Robin Crusoe . I looked up in the dictionary section a few of the allusions that cannot really be paraphrased.

  • So the user might as well go to the better source in the first place, thus confirming Dorothy Parker's critical recommendation (slightly paraphrased): This is not a book to be tossed aside lightly.

  • In 1993, discussing his decision around age 40 to accept Christ as his personal savior, Bush told a Houston Post reporter that--as the reporter paraphrased it--"heaven is open only to those who accept Jesus Christ."

  • On NBC's Meet the Press , when conservative activist Gary Bauer denounced Clinton's behavior in the Lewinsky matter, Democratic Party Chairman Roy Romer paraphrased the king of Jordan's praise for Clinton's performance at Wye.

  • Its main fault lies in the reliance on extensive quotations from the works described, the sort of thing one expects to be paraphrased by a historian, with the original matter buried in footnotes.


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