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* Unsuccessful communication -- The officer could not successfully communicate the concept, even after rephrasing; or
He said the idea of expanding market share was "a straightforward principle of competition." Boies ke pt rephrasing the question, apparently trying to trip Maritz, but Maritz was a patient and stubborn witness.
Rephrasing. Once a speaker has finished, respond with a rephrasing of what he or she has just said to you.
He is fascinated with movement and interaction, and this manifests itself in his sentences as well, where we find him concerned with rephrasing and restating, changing the shape of things by changing his precise descriptions of them.
Active listening involves rephrasing and restating the employees' concerns back to them.
All the speeches, all the fine phrasing and rephrasing of domestic economic policy were as nothing compared with the doggedness with which he withstood the questions about his romance with Gennifer Flowers and his avoidance of the military draft.
Strategies for assuring understanding are: encouraging individuals to ask for repeats when they are having trouble receiving or understanding what is said (Gildston, 1973); agreeing with clients on a prearranged signal that they can use when they do not comprehend the conversation (Kampfe, 1984); rephrasing statements that are difficult to understand in their original forms (Birch, 1975); rephrasing whole statements rather than single words (Birch, 1975; Gildston, 1973); or discreetly asking other speakers to repeat what has been said.
ISLAMABAD -- The general census of population and housing units will be held from March next year and it will help in rephrasing present governments policies in light of population in each province.
International relations in the post-industrial era; rephrasing the third world.
The National Research Council (NRC) (1996) refers to scientific inquiry as "the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence derived from their work." This could be paraphrased, as 'scientific inquiry is what scientists say it is.' Accepting this rephrasing at face value, a study has been crafted using a blended grounded theory approach to answer the question "what is scientific inquiry?" and determine what conceptions scientists have regarding the nature of scientific inquiry.
Following the recommendations of the respondents, the questionnaire was substantially revised by rephrasing questions, regrouping questions of a more logical sequence, and adding an entire section of questions on severity of stroke.
Topics include the range of academic discourses generated in anticipation of the TRC, narrative inequality in the TRC hearings, sociolinguistic analysis of techniques of rephrasing painful memories, precursors of TRC concerns of remembrance and forgetting found in the works of South African novelists, and the limitations of language when relating pain in an institutional space that is not necessarily safe.