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      vt   paraphraser  
→ In the next paragraph, he paraphrased the contents of the Minister's speech.        
→ He had written nothing original but simply paraphrased what the critics had said.        
→ I'm paraphrasing him here, but this is honestly what he said.        
      n   paraphrase    f     
→ The writer here has attempted a paraphrase of Mabry's words.        
→ In a paraphrase of Orwell, he said that although we are all born equal, great inequality does exist.        
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"paraphrase": examples and translations in context
To paraphrase a former Liberal member, they did not get it done. Pour paraphraser un ancien député libéral, ils n'ont rien fait.
To paraphrase Sir Con : 'These two events are not unconnected '. Pour paraphraser Sir Con, " ces deux événements ne sont pas sans lien ".
To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumours of its death may be exaggerated. Pour paraphraser Mark Twain, les rumeurs de sa mort peuvent être exagérées.
Allow me finally to paraphrase a statement by Wim Wenders. Permettez-moi de finir par une citation de Wim Wenders que je vais un peu paraphraser.
To paraphrase Vigneault, sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. Pour paraphraser Vigneault, à semer du vent de cette force-là, ils se préparent une jolie tempête.
To paraphrase Félix Leclerc, he will be, for us and forever, on the short list of liberators of people. Comme le disait Félix Leclerc: «Il sera pour nous et pour toujours sur la courte liste des libérateurs de peuples.»
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