Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Paraphrase"

The meaning of "Paraphrase" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Could you let me know how to paraphrase the below underlined words at the sentence? mean?
A: 1. "Bowled over" = "won over", "seduced", "fooled", "baited", "tricked". 2. "get away with" = "go unpunished for", "be unpunished for", "be tolerated for" 3. "Obnoxious" = "annoying", "bad"
Q: What does Could you please paraphrase this sentence? mean?
A: Yes you’re right. That’s how I interpret that as well.
Q: What does Could you paraphrase to help me understand the sentence below: In Britain, the government is under pressure from the media to make substantial cuts in public expenditure mean?
A: In Britain, the government is *under pressure* (being talked about in a bad way) from the *media* (radio/TV) to make *substantial cuts* (reduce / lower / make smaller) in public *expenditure* (money being spent/available cash to spend) The best I can do is: In Britain, the media is complaining about the government's spending of it's money and wants them to reduce what they are spending.

Example sentences using "Paraphrase"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I want paraphrase for this sentence (No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like) .
A: You must persue a career or an endeavor that you enjoy or that you love.
Q: Please show me example sentences with how to paraphrase “ shows changes in young adult unemployment rates in England between 1993 and 2012.”.
A: Check the question to view the answer

Synonyms of "Paraphrase" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between paraphrase and rephrase ?
A: To rephrase is to choose different words with the same meaning. It is another way of saying the same thing. To paraphrase is to SIMPLIFY by restating the general meaning in other words, omitting complicated details.
Q: What is the difference between paraphrase and rewrite ?
A: This is a difficult one! Paraphrasing is saying the same thing as the original sentence, but not saying it word for word. You are conveying the same meaning but not using all the same words or patterns that the original used. Rewriting is changing the meaning of the sentence somehow. For example, if the original sentence is: Be extremely subtle, almost to the point of formlessness. Paraphrasing: Be very subtle, as if you didn't have a form. Rewriting: Be very quiet, as if you weren't making any sound at all. The paraphrase keeps the meaning of the original sentence, but the rewrite changes the meaning! You will hear people say "I'm paraphrasing here" quite a lot when they can't remember the exact quote word for word, but want to get the meaning across. Hope that helps! :) I used quite a complex example so if you have any questions please ask!
Q: What is the difference between paraphrase and rephrase ?
A: Paraphrase means to explain something simply or shortly. Rephrase means to say again differently.
Q: What is the difference between paraphrase and rephrase ?
A: Paraphrase is to shorten a passage and put it into your own words. Ex: Paraphrasing a long paragraph. Rephrase is just to say something differently. Ex: Your friend says something dirty but meant to say something else. You can tell them to rephrase it, so it won't sound dirty.
Q: What is the difference between paraphrase and rephrase ?
A: A paraphrase is a typically shortened form of the original that conveys the same meaning.

Translations of "Paraphrase"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Could you paraphrase this sentence?😀 "What little remained of economic activity still depen...
A: Sure! You're Korean, so you obviously know that Korean has multiple speech levels, such as 합쇼채, yes? Well, in English, those don't exist. We don't change the endings of the verbs depending on who we're talking to, we just simply all talk one way. Sure, the endings of verbs can change to signify time or tense, (example: "go"--->"I went."(past tense of "go")) but there isn't really a "formal" way of talking in English. Yes, we do use polite speech(please, thank you, etc.) and honorifics (Mrs., Mr. Miss, etc.) but we don't have a formal level of speech.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ☺How can I paraphrase this sentence? "My concerns for the present study are less with heres...
A: only complex in the sense of his writing style and sentence structure
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Could you paraphrase this sentence? (‘As free-wheeling as Neuwirth's character is supposed to...
A: maybe something along the lines of “Even though Neuwirth’s character is rebellious, she is not crazy.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Can you paraphrase it with more advanced vocabulary :I have a panic problem and it is inevitable for someone to be failed when you get stressed and panicked in the exams.
A: As someone with anxiety, I believe it is a foregone conclusion that the stress and panic of the exam environment would easily cause someone to do poorly.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How can I paraphrase this?
A: Teens share alot of their information on social media,which makes sense since social media is made to encourage people to share their information on these networks.

Other questions about "Paraphrase"

Q: Can you paraphrase line 38? It's difficult to translate the part "it's not like".
A: I didn't bring it up because I wanted to go
Q: Can you paraphrase line 12?
A: "Not without revealing more than I should."
Q: Can you paraphrase 1343?
A: I'm not sure if they are talking about money or a substance but it means that the amount is exactly as they expected, not a pound above or below.
Q: Can you paraphrase the part "It didn't help that ... " in the following sentence? It didn't help that the major oil companies helped pay to tear up the railroads and build highways.
A: "To make matters worse, major oil companies ....." or: "On top of that, major oil companies ..."
Q: Can you paraphrase "My fault" in line 292 as "I'm sorry"?
A: He is saying that he isn't the reason why the other person is dumb

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