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  1. trying to say

    it is better to use explaining then trying to say

    tolkien is explaining to his younger viewers

    Submitted by rinat on September 8, 2019  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "explaining":

    explain, clarifying, explanation, outlining, indicating, noting

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  1. Dawn Laguens:

    What I think was terrible optics was five hours of haranguing and grilling Cecile Richards yesterday and not barely letting her get a word in edgewise where she was explaining very clearly what Planned Parenthood does, who Planned Parenthood serves and why Planned Parenthood is so important to the women, men and families of this country.

  2. Guericke The meteoric rise:

    Yinon is one of those guys who is really passionate about what he is doing. He’s good at absorbing information and explaining it well, that’s an important piece, a good ingredient for success. They are a small team and have accomplished quite a bit. In fact, a lot of the features they built took us a lot longer to realize at LinkedIn. Somehow they made it work.

  3. Steve Honig:

    Amanda is embarrassed and ashamed this happened and sincerely apologizes to hotel security and the Las Vegas Police Department, amanda is a gentle, respectful person who has never gotten physical with anyone under any circumstance. That evening she had a few drinks at a bachelorette party and when hotel security asked her and Bobby to quiet down, she got a bit rambunctious. Amanda gave Bobby what she thought was a playful shove ; hotel security did their job and reported the incident to the police, who in turn did their job. Despite Bobby explaining this was not an ill-intended shove, the police still had to do their job, which Amanda completely respects and understands.

  4. Steve Clayton:

    Ongoing restructuring to position the group further toward digital commerce will hold back earnings in the near term, perhaps explaining the market’s lack of enthusiasm for the numbers this morning.

  5. Josh Hawley:

    I will just say to Republicans : Good luck explaining to your voters if you fast-track nominees for somebody who isn't even President yet, i mean, Joe Biden has not been sworn in. Good luck explaining that.

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