Example sentences for: paraphrased

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

  • 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."

  • The Times paraphrased DeLay as saying that his "plan" would "force President Clinton to pay for any additional spending requests out of the Social Security surplus."

  • Rather than conclude that there was no story, the Washington Post published an article, headlined "Ex-Aides to Bauer Speak Out," which paraphrased the two men as saying Bauer's meetings with McClard "looked" inappropriate and "lent themselves to gossip and rumor."

  • 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.

  • 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.


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