verb (used with object), re·phrased, re·phras·ing.
to phrase again or differently: He rephrased the statement to give it less formality.
Whomever vs. WhoeverRaise your hand if you’ve had the who vs. whom argument. Isn’t it time to put that struggle to rest? Whoever is a pronoun that describes someone who performs an action, while whomever is a pronoun that describes someone who receives an action. Both whoever and whomever are interrogative pronouns that deal with people. Whoever Whoever is a subjective pronoun: It describes an unknown person …
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- repetitive strain disorder,
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Origin of rephrase
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Interactions in the networked world exemplify this rephrasing even better.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
But, even allowing for that, it is a rephrasing rather than a translation.An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway|Martin Brown Ruud
(tr) to phrase again, esp so as to express more clearly
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