What does paraphrasing mean?

Paraphrasing means formulating someone else’s ideas in your own words. To paraphrase a source, you have to rewrite a passage without changing the meaning of the original text. Paraphrasing is an alternative to quoting, where you copy someone’s exact words and put them in quotation marks.

How do you say the word paraphrase?

Is the T silent in exactly?

When we have the word ‘exact’, we will make a True T because it’s part of an ending consonant cluster. But when we add the -ly ending, it now comes between two consonants. You’ll hear a lot of native speakers say ‘exactly‘, with no T sound.

How is our pronounced?

According to the dictionary, our should be pronounced like “oww-er”. But don’t be surprised to hear it pronounced like “arrr”. In American English, it is usually acceptable to say it either way. The possessive pronoun form of our is ours.