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rephrase

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrephrasere‧phrase /ˌriːˈfreɪz/ verb [transitive]  EXPLAINto say or write something again using different words to express what you mean in a way that is clearer or more acceptable OK. Let me rephrase the question.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rephraseWe can rephrase Jenkin's argument in a more neutral analogy.I may, thought Claudel, have to rephrase my report.The Minister ought to rephrase that remark.Instead, we rephrase the question and ask how the category operates in practice.OK. Let me rephrase the question.It is permissible, even desirable, to edit and rephrase the statement so that it is clear and well structured.As in the case of internal parasites, we should now rephrase the whole matter in terms of genes and extended phenotypes.I hope, Madam Deputy Speaker, that my comments were not out of order or tasteless, but I shall rephrase them.It helps to rephrase words and terms.rephrase ... questionInstead, we rephrase the question and ask how the category operates in practice.
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Verb table
rephrase
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrephrase
he, she, itrephrases
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrephrased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rephrased
he, she, ithas rephrased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rephrased
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rephrase
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rephrased
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rephrasing
he, she, itis rephrasing
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you, we, theyare rephrasing
Past
I, he, she, itwas rephrasing
you, we, theywere rephrasing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rephrasing
he, she, ithas been rephrasing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rephrasing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rephrasing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rephrasing
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